Being diagnosed with a long-term condition can be a very anxious time for many people. There are always lots of questions and concerns around how best to manage the condition. While healthcare teams can help a lot, managing conditions day-to-day at home and work can still be challenging. Researchers in Leicester are hoping to improve this situation for people with chronic kidney disease.Read More
Cycling at moderate intensity during dialysis could drastically improve the heart health of patients with kidney failure and result in significant savings for the NHS, according to new research by the University of Leicester supported by the charity Kidney Research UK and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre.Read More
Researchers in the Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, based at Leicester General Hospital, are leading a new national study investigating how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people with a kidney condition, including those who have received kidney transplants.Read More
The Leicester Kidney Lifestyle Team has been involved in the set-up and launch of a new online wellbeing platform for kidney patients called Beam for Kidney Disease. Read More
A study led by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University – has highlighted chronic levels of physical inactivity in people with kidney disease.