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New to kidney disease

We explain kidney disease from causes to treatments, we take a look at what it means and what you can do next.

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What is kidney disease?

Kidney disease impacts 2 million Australians each year. Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with kidney disease, you’re a family member or friend supporting someone experiencing kidney disease, or you’re simply researching kidney disease risks, we take a look at what kidney disease means below.

About kidney disease

What do I do now?

If you’re unsure whether you’re at risk of kidney disease, you can take the Kidney Risk Test.

If you have just been diagnosed with kidney disease, you are not alone. It’s valuable to familiarise yourself with ways to keep your kidneys healthy. You may also wish to read about treatment options or reach out to us for support on free call 1800 454 363.

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