As many as 120 patients attended an awareness health talk on ‘Chronic Kidney Disease’ to mark World Kidney Day at Patiala Heart Institute here on Thursday.
During talk, Dr. Udham Singh, Senior Nephrologist of Patiala Heart Institute spoke about the significance of dietary habits in maintaining kidney health along with tips and prevention measures to keep the kidneys healthy. He went on to highlight the impact of Hypertension and Diabetes on kidneys. The public was made aware about the importance of Organ Donation.
He said that early diagnosis, prevention and delay of progression are sustainable options to reduce the cost and consequences of kidney disease for individuals.
Dilshad Singh Sidhu , COO at Patiala Heart Institute said that Patiala Heart Institute has further upgraded its dialysis unit with an association with Fresinius Medical Care. The state-of-the-art dialysis unit is providing 24X7 Dialysis services and comprises of a highly experienced team of dialysis technicians and senior nephrologist, he informed.
He further said that the hospital’s department of Renal Sciences is constantly working towards providing quality dialysis services at affordable rates to the chronic kidney disease patients.