Kidney Failure Articles


Kidney Transplant: ComplicationsKidney Transplant: Complications

29 March, 2017

Kidney transplant is like any other surgery and involves major risk factors like blood clotting, bleeding, infection, failure of the donated kidney, and rejection of the donated kidney. However, there are other complications to look out for post kidney transplant, which should be reported to the transplant team. These are critical complications that need immediate …


Kidney Transplant – Post Transplant CareKidney Transplant – Post Transplant Care

20 October, 2016

<p>Post-transplant care is very essential to ensure a successful kidney transplant and avoid any factors that induce kidney damage. This usually comprises of lifestyle changes, dietary restrictions, and sticking to the medication regime. Read abou...


Liver Failure FAQLiver Failure FAQ

6 February, 2015

What is liver failure? Liver failure is the medical condition in which the liver is no longer to perform its normal activities. What are different types of liver failure? There are mainly 2 types of liver failure: Acute – Sudden onset of liver failure over few days or weeks is called acute liver failure. Chronic …


Kidney Transplant FAQ’sKidney Transplant FAQ’s

12 November, 2014

Q1. What is Kidney Transplant? Renal/kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that involves the replacement of the diseased or dysfunctional kidney with a healthy kidney. Q2. What are the Indications for Kidney Transplant? Kidney transplant is required mainly in the case of kidney failure. Symptoms of kidney failure are: High blood pressure Fatigue Nausea and vomiting Abnormal …


Dr. Dinesh Khullar – Kidney Transplantation & Diseases in IndiaDr. Dinesh Khullar – Kidney Transplantation & Diseases in India

23 June, 2014

<p>Watch Dr. Dinesh Khullar, Director &amp; Head &#8211; Renal Transplant Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, talk about kidney failure treatment options like dialysis and kidney transplant. He talks in detail about Hemo dialysis in ho...


What is Diabetic Kidney Disease?What is Diabetic Kidney Disease?

17 June, 2014

Most patients with diabetes are known to get kidney disease over a period of time which may become a life-threatening condition if not handled properly. In this article, we shed light on the kidney disease associated with diabetes termed as ‘diabetic nephropathy.’ What is diabetic kidney disease? Diabetic Kidney Disease, medically termed as Diabetic Nephropathy, …


Is It Safe To Donate Kidney For A Loved One?Is It Safe To Donate Kidney For A Loved One?

4 March, 2014

<p>Kidney removal or nephrectomy is a major surgery that removes a part of the entire kidney. Donor nephrectomy removes a healthy kidney from a donor to be placed in another person whose both kidneys have failed (end-stage renal disease), a proced...


10 Health Symptoms Women Should Be Aware Of10 Health Symptoms Women Should Be Aware Of

2 September, 2017

<p>Women tend to get so engrossed in taking care of everybody else that they barely get time to take care of themselves. With the ever-rising demands of family and work, many women do not make their own health a priority.  Most women may not under...


Overweight – 15 Health DamagesOverweight – 15 Health Damages

14 April, 2017

<p>Being overweight and obese is a medical concern, than just being an appearance issue, it causes health damage. These conditions increase the risk of many health problems, including Heart diseases, Cancer, Diabetes and many more. The excess weig...


Are Viral Gastroenteritis & Food Poisoning same?Are Viral Gastroenteritis & Food Poisoning same?

14 April, 2017

<p>Often confused to be the same, viral gastroenteritis and food poisoning both manifest in the stomach but have different causes. The confusion stems from appearing of similar symptoms. Viral Gastroenteritis is commonly known as stomach flu and c...


Understanding Prostate Changes in MenUnderstanding Prostate Changes in Men

19 December, 2016

<p>A prostate is a small walnut size gland in men’s reproductive system and is located below the bladder. It helps in making make semen. The prostate undergo age related changes that might sometimes affect the routine functioning of the body and s...


Understanding the Concept of DialysisUnderstanding the Concept of Dialysis

22 October, 2016

<p>Dialysis is carried out in patients whose kidney/kidneys have stopped functioning normally. External support helps perform the functions of the kidney. It helps patients with kidney failure to lead a normal and productive life. Certain vital fu...


Questions to ask if Blood Sugar is Out of ControlQuestions to ask if Blood Sugar is Out of Control

14 September, 2016

<p>Why blood sugar level gets out of control? Diabetes is a state in which sugar content in the blood rises above the desired level. This condition prevails when pancreas fails to produce sufficient quantity of insulin leading to blood sugar level...


Heart Surgery in Diabetics – Impact and ManagementHeart Surgery in Diabetics – Impact and Management

22 June, 2016

<p>Diabetes and heart diseases have a strong connection. Statistics show that adults are more likely to develop heart diseases if they have diabetes; with the American Heart Association considering diabetes to be one of the major factors responsib...


Multiple Myeloma – Causes and TreatmentMultiple Myeloma – Causes and Treatment

12 August, 2015

<p>Multiple Myeloma is a kind of cancer caused by plasma. The Human body has white cells called plasma which produce antibodies that help us fight infections, but when these plasma cells start multiplying at an abnormal pace, they pose a great thr...


Repressing G6PD Deficiency in InfantsRepressing G6PD Deficiency in Infants

17 March, 2015

<p>The full form of G6PD is Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, and it is a hereditary deficiency. People having this deficiency show an abnormally low count of red blood cells, which can cause haemolytic anaemia, but only after they have been expo...


Diabetes: FAQsDiabetes: FAQs

5 January, 2015

1. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the blood sugar or blood glucose level increases above the normal levels. The glucose or sugar comes from the food that we intake. Our body has a hormone called insulin that is produced by the pancreas. It helps the glucose to enter our cells …


Google: Top 5 Most Searched Health ProblemsGoogle: Top 5 Most Searched Health Problems

3 November, 2014

<p>Take look at which health issues are people searching on Google the world over. Number 1 &#8211; Flu You may not be surprised to know that flu topped the ranking. This might be the case every year with the widespread influenza-associated illnes...


Top 5 Causes of DeathTop 5 Causes of Death

14 October, 2014

Poor lifestyle causes more harm than merely lowering the quality of life. Let’s take a look at how poor lifestyle choices contribute to some of the leading causes of death: #1 Cancer Cancer is counted among the leading causes of deaths globally, with 8.2 million people dying of cancer in 2012. Cancers with the highest …


Preventive check-up methods for a healthy heartPreventive check-up methods for a healthy heart

9 October, 2014

<p>Keeping a healthy heart and preventing coronary artery disease or cardiovascular disease requires managing the risk factors that cause the disorder. Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol, high blood glucose, high blood pressur...

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