Prevention Chronic Disease is most important thing. Prevention is something which we can definitely do in kidney disease. Because once the kidney disease damage starts, we cannot do much prevent. So we need to prevent chronic disease in the form of controlling blood pressure, controlling blood sugar, quitting smoking, avoiding things which are harmful to kidney.
This video discusses the difference between acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease. AC.R is also known as Acute Kidney Injury. This happens due to sudden drop in blood pressure, direct damage to the kidneys, and obstruction of urine. This is a short term condition and can be treated. Chronic kidney disease relates to progressing damage of the kidney that may be permanent. This needs to be diagnosed and treated early.
We have expert doctors of the department of Nephrology from Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru giving a deep insight into the kidney numbers, dialysis & the options one has when it comes to kidney transplantation.
Despite the ongoing struggles relating to the pandemic, non-COVID emergencies should not be ignored. Many people are postponing their consultation as they fear getting infected by the virus, says Dr. Vishwanath, HOD and Consultant - Nephrology, Transplant Physician, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. With extra precautions and social distancing maintained, all measures have been taken for patient safety. Watch the video to know more!