– AWARENESS, PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION and EDUCATION.
Main interests are:
– Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD, awareness and early detection.
– Dialysis, both Hemodialysis, HD – Home Hemodialysis, HHD and Peritoneal Dialysis, PD.
– Hospital Nephrology and Critical Care Nephrology.
– Medical Bioethics and the intersection between Kidney Disease, Dialysis and end of life.
Valuable resources for Primary Care
Valuable resources for Nephrologists
Valuable resources for Cardiologists
What is a Nephrologist?
From Home The Virtual Nephrologist:
A NEPHROLOGIST, often called a renal physician or a kidney doctor, is a specialist who, after receiving a medical degree, has completed three years of specialty training in internal medicine and at least two years of further training in the medical treatment of patients with kidney diseases. This training qualifies the nephrologist to diagnose and treat all kidney diseases comprehensively. Nephrologists also deliver all forms of dialysis and therapeutic plasma exchange.
Patients with kidney disease often require medications, and nephrologists adjust these medications according to the level of kidney function. One of the nephrologist’s major activities is the use of an artificial kidney machine or dialysis machine to treat patients with acute and chronic kidney failure. This is called dialysis or renal replacement therapy (RRT).
Reversing Kidney Failure and Dialysis is our dream.
Arresting the progression of Kidney Failure is our hope and vision.