Indigenous Kidney Stories: What is a Kidney Health Check? * Are your Kidneys OK? * Keep Stronger Longer
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HOW DO MY KIDNEY WORK? Download poster version (print A4 /A3 in colour)
THE KIDNEY STORIES TOOLKIT
Various 'kidney stories' in these flipcharts tell you what life is like with sick kidneys! If you know someone with sick kidneys, or have sick kidneys yourself, they are important stories to pass on. Spoken word DVD of the Kidney Stories toolkit are now available.
Note: Although graphics are used in most of these resources, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are advised some education resources may contain images and voices of people that have died.
No 1: The work of your kidneys
No 2: When your kidneys get sick
No 3: Living with Kidney Disease
No 4: Treatment options and pathways
No 5: Haemodialysis
No 6: Peritoneal dialysis
No 7: Fistula and Catheter
No 8: Diet and kidney disease
No 9a: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 9b: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 10: Transplant 1 to 4: *Introduction *Tests required *Surgery *Life after transplant
Key messages in the Kidney Stories Toolkit are presented with graphics made available by NT Renal Services. Enquiries: Susan Poppe, Senior Nurse * Call 08 8999 2406 - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available from Darwin University Print Shop with price dependent on quantity ordered - email@example.com
Kidney Health Australia is proud to host this important resource as part of our education program for Indigenous Australians.
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Watch with your health worker who will tell you more about these stories.
Transplant story: A personal journey - Menzies School of Health Research video
A 52 minute film of the real-life story of an Indigenous family living with kidney disease. Documentary closely follows a young man who had a living donor transplant when he was a child and which lasted 24 years.
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Menzies School of Health Research 08 8922 8196 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Page updated 18 June 2015
Disclaimer: Information provided is intended as an introduction to this topic and not meant to substitute for your doctor's or health professional's advice. All care is taken to ensure this information is relevant and applicable to each Australian state. Kidney Health Australia recognises each person's experience is individual and variations do occur in treatment and management due to personal circumstances. Consult a healthcare professional for specific treatment recommendations.