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Yenepoya Univ Holding National Level Conference “Kidneytech”

Yenepoya Kidneytech
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Mangalore: Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) has announced that it is holdin a National Level Conference “Kidneytech – Revolutionizing Dialysis Practices” on the occasion of World Kidney Day on March 15, 2024, at 11  am at Yendurance Zone, University Campus.

Editor’s note follows:

World Kidney Day is an annual event celebrated globally with the aim of raising awareness about the significance of maintaining healthy kidneys and preventing kidney-related diseases. Held on the second Thursday of March each year, this observance serves as a platform to educate individuals about the crucial role kidneys play in maintaining overall health and well-being.

The kidneys are vital organs responsible for filtering waste products and excess fluids from the bloodstream, regulating blood pressure, producing hormones that help control red blood cell production and promote bone health, and balancing electrolytes in the body. However, despite their importance, kidney health is often overlooked until problems arise.

The theme of World Kidney Day varies each year, focusing on different aspects of kidney health and disease prevention. Through various initiatives and campaigns, organizations and healthcare professionals strive to highlight key messages such as the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle, understanding risk factors for kidney disease, and early detection through regular screening.

One of the primary objectives of World Kidney Day is to encourage individuals to take proactive steps to protect their kidneys. This includes adopting a balanced diet low in sodium, saturated fats, and processed foods, while high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight, staying hydrated, avoiding tobacco use, and limiting alcohol consumption are also emphasized as essential components of kidney health.

Additionally, raising awareness about the prevalence of kidney disease and its risk factors is crucial. Conditions such as diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), obesity, cardiovascular disease, and a family history of kidney disease significantly increase the risk of developing kidney problems. By understanding these risk factors and addressing them early on, individuals can take proactive measures to reduce their risk of kidney disease.

Regular health check-ups, including blood pressure measurements and kidney function tests, are essential for early detection of kidney disease. Early diagnosis allows for timely intervention and management to slow down or prevent the progression of kidney damage. World Kidney Day serves as a reminder for individuals to prioritize their kidney health and seek medical attention if they experience symptoms such as changes in urination patterns, fatigue, swelling, or persistent back pain.

Furthermore, World Kidney Day provides a platform for healthcare professionals, policymakers, patient organizations, and the general public to come together and advocate for improved access to kidney care, early detection programs, and better treatment options for kidney disease. By working collaboratively, stakeholders can address the global burden of kidney disease and strive towards achieving better kidney health outcomes for all individuals.

In conclusion, World Kidney Day plays a vital role in promoting awareness, education, and advocacy for kidney health worldwide. By emphasizing the importance of prevention, early detection, and management of kidney-related conditions, this initiative aims to empower individuals to take proactive steps towards maintaining healthy kidneys and leading fulfilling lives.

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