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    Three 'P's to ensure you PEE well all your life.

    Hi everyone, Warm Wishes on WORLD KIDNEY DAY (WKD) once again. 12 th of March this year is being celebrated as 'WKD' to raise awareness about the epidemic of kidney disease that is about to engulf us soon. I had written about the 'Three Ps' last year on WKD - PREVENT, PREEMPT and PROTECT. I would like to stress on the same principles once again. India overtook its rival China in becoming the 'D...

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    Diagnosis of Kidney problems

    Hello and welcome once again. Diagnosing most kidney problems (especially when the condition is well established) can be quite straightforward. We use a combination of physical exam, scans and blood and urine tests to assess kidneys qualitatively and quantitatively. Each person is different so 'ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL'. Obtaining detailed history including previous medical problems and current s...

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    Save your kidney - Wishes on WORLD KIDNEY DAY to everyone

    Today is 'WORLD KIDNEY DAY'. On this special day for me as a nephrologist, I would like to stress the importance of preventing kidney damage. Its been a year since I returned to India and started practice in Bangalore. In my various talks to different sections of the society over the past year I have always harped about the ' PREVENT, PREMPT, and PROTECT' ideology. We gain the maximum by taking me...

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Three 'P's to ensure you PEE well all your life.

By Dr. Rammohan Sripad Bhat | 09 Mar 2015
Hi everyone, Warm Wishes on WORLD KIDNEY DAY (WKD) once again. 12 th of March this year is being celebrated as 'WKD' to raise awareness about the epidemic of kidney disease that is about to engulf us soon. I had written about the 'Three Ps' last year on WKD - PREVENT, PREEMPT and PROTECT. I would like to stress on the same principles once again. India overtook its rival China in becoming the 'D...
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Diagnosis of Kidney problems

By Dr. Rammohan Sripad Bhat | 24 Mar 2014
Hello and welcome once again. Diagnosing most kidney problems (especially when the condition is well established) can be quite straightforward. We use a combination of physical exam, scans and blood and urine tests to assess kidneys qualitatively and quantitatively. Each person is different so 'ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL'. Obtaining detailed history including previous medical problems and current s...
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Save your kidney - Wishes on WORLD KIDNEY DAY to everyone

By Dr. Rammohan Sripad Bhat | 14 Mar 2014
Today is 'WORLD KIDNEY DAY'. On this special day for me as a nephrologist, I would like to stress the importance of preventing kidney damage. Its been a year since I returned to India and started practice in Bangalore. In my various talks to different sections of the society over the past year I have always harped about the ' PREVENT, PREMPT, and PROTECT' ideology. We gain the maximum by taking me...
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Symptoms of kidney diseases

By Dr. Rammohan Sripad Bhat | 16 Sep 2013
Hello and welcome back. As I had mentioned before, if someone has kidney problem, it could be 'Acute' or 'Chronic'. Most people with acute kidney problems have some symptom directly related to the kidney injury or they will already be in hospital for another illness. The ones I see in my outpatient clinic have slowly worsening renal function which
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Some beans about kidneys!!

By Dr. Rammohan Sripad Bhat | 06 Sep 2013
Dear reader(s), welcome to my website and blog. This is the first time I am 'blogging'! I just want to educate you about some basic facts about human kidneys. 1. What are kidneys? Kidneys are an organ in our body (just like heart, lungs, liver, etc). We have 2 kidneys. Each kidney is usually the size of one's own fist (Hence a big man will have a b
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