Blood Pressure UK is dedictated to lowering the UK's blood pressure (BP) to prevent disability and death from stroke and heart disease. It is an excellent source of information on all aspects of BP: research, medicines, monitoring and tips on controlling BP.
The majority of people with PKD will have high blood pressure (or hypertension).
Find out more about your blood test and other results.
Lab Tests Online-UK is written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help you understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis and treatment.
Patient.co.uk provides non-medical people in the UK with a wide range of information about health and disease. This information is also provided to many GPs.
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Overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and reabsorb water and other molecules.
The UKRR collects and analyses data relating to the incidence, clinical management and outcome of renal disease. It is a source of comparative data, for audit/benchmarking, planning, clinical governance and research.
The UKRR monitors indicators of the quality as well as quantity of care, with the aim of improving the standard of care. There is currently a concentration on data concerning renal replacement therapy, including transplantation. At a later date there will be an extension to other forms of treatment of renal disease.