Training: Royal Victoria Hospital, Multi Organ Transplant Center, McGill University Health Center Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Duration: 2013- 2014
On the occasion of World Kidney Day on 11th March, the United Hospital Renal Care Center organized a patient forum with kidney patients entitled...
Care For Your KIDNEYS
One in every ten persons is affected by Kidney Disease worldwide. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the prime cause of kidney disease. However, anybody at any stage of life can get affected with their kidneys. CKD is mostly said as “Invisible Disease” or a “Silent Killer”. So, patients do not experience any symptoms unless their kidney function reduces to 70% – 90%. Therefore, early diagnosis is challenging.
Treatment of kidney diseases are considerably expensive and options remains limited to Dialysis and Renal Transplant which are not equally and easily accessible in every part of the world. Therefore, prevention and early diagnosis is exceedingly important to protect the kidneys.