Kumar informed that chronic kidney disease
, a common medical problem was estimated to affect significant number of population of Pakistan, where one in every three in the age group of 40 plus citizens was inflicted with one or the other form of kidney disease
Healthy lifestyle changes can help prevent and manage kidney disease
and its main causes diabetes and high blood pressure.
She said many of the cases of kidney disease
were as a result of undiagnosed and untreated cases of hypertension and diabetes.
According to Bangladesh Kidney Foundation, over one crore people have been now suffering from kidney disease
in the country.
Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center successfully organized a Walk on March 4, 2018, to commemorate World Kidney Day 2018 with an aim to raise awareness about preventive measures to lower the risk of kidney diseases
The study found that compared to children with mild-to-moderate stage kidney disease
and with kidney transplants, children on dialysis had the lowest intellectual quotient (IQ) scores.
The other issue is that kidney disease
is a silent disease, so it often gets detected late, which means we have no option but to begin dialysis that affects the quality of life of the patient and also puts them at risk for developing heart disease.
Risk factors for chronic kidney disease
include diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and obesity (3), and controlling diabetes and high blood pressure can delay or prevent chronic kidney disease
and improve health outcomes
Who is at greatest risk for kidney disease
is at an alarming proportion in the United States.
While diabetes and hypertension are the two leading causes of kidney disease
, the use of herbal medication, particularly Chinese remedies, have serious effects on kidney function, Bisquera added.
A NATIONAL charity has warned that people in the North East are unaware of the dangers of kidney disease
Professor Robin Williams, from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, said: "This discovery is vital in helping us to understand how polycystic kidney disease
may be controlled and ultimately treated.
Well-known kidney disease
risk factors--diabetes,* hypertension (high blood pressure), and smoking--were linked to development of advanced kidney disease
and end-stage kidney disease
in a 6-year study of 35,000 people with HIV.
can happen to anyone but it is much more common in people with diabetes and people with high blood pressure.