1. Be fit and active- Do a brisk walk for 20 minutes at least 5 days a week and eat a balanced diet, eat a healthy diet, full of fresh fruits and vegetables. Decrease intake of refined foods, sugars, fats and meats in the diet. Keep your weight in check Maintain your weight with a balance of healthy food and regular exercise. Drink lot of water especially in summers.
2. Give up smoking and tobacco products Smoking leads to faster decline in kidney function. Quit smoking as soon as possible. Consult your doctor for help.
3. Beware of Pain killers and herbal medications. Do not overuse over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers on a regular basis. Common drugs such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and Naproxen are known to cause kidney damage. Herbal drugs which are commonly advertised on TV and newspapers are a common cause of kidney diseases too.
4. Annual kidney check-up is a must for high risk persons who suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or have a history of CKD in the family. A simple method for early detection and diagnosis of kidney disease is at least an annual blood pressure measurement, urinalysis and a test to measure creatinine in blood.
About Us We are a registered group of doctors working around the world for the betterment of health. Our primary aim is to provide comprehensive health care to everyone and everywhere. Dr. Sunil Kumar a nephrologist & kidney transplant physician in Kolkata currently working with the Narayan group of hospitals. He completed his education from premier medical colleges in Delhi than moved to Kolkata. He has 15 years of vast experience in health care. He has published many research papers and review articles in various journals. His keen interest is in medical management of kidney diseases, kidney transplantation, renal replacement therapy, Haemodialysis, Hypertension, Diabetic Kidney Diseases Etc.
The save kidney's vision is a world where no one suffers from kidney disease anymore. To achieve that we believe that every person at risk for kidney disease should be educated to prevent the illness and those already diagnosed with kidney disease should have access to best of health care and latest knowledge of his ailments and options available. Our mission is to help people have best of knowledge about their absolute health and kidney, fight kidney disease and live healthier lives. We intend to fulfill that mission by making the patient understand the details of his or her health status and providing a complete spectrum of programs and services for betterment of health and than let them choose the treatment options from a bucket a of choices available.