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  • World Kidney Day being observed today

    Published on March 14, 2019

    Today is World Kidney Day. The day is observed annually on the second Thursday in March to create awareness on the importance of kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney diseases. The theme this year is, ‘Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere’. It calls for universal health coverage for prevention and early treatment of kidney diseases. Several events are being held across the country on the occasion to raise awareness about kidneys and highlight that diabetes and high blood pressure are key risk factors for Chronic Kidney Diseases.

    Talking to  source, Professor in Nephrology Department in AIIMS, RK Yadav said, one should control blood sugar and avoid pain killer to avoid kidney-related diseases.