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1/17 Taking forward the theme of #WorldKidneyDay let’s discuss what it means for “#WOMEN to live well with #kidney disease” 💃
🧵ahead is for anyone who cares about 💃!
@womeninnephro #womenempowerment #WomensDay #WomensHistoryMonth
Q-Do kidney diseases affect women differently?
Women have
⬆️Autoimmune diseases (SLE, RA, Systemic Scleroderma)
In #Women of Color that's 2- 3X commoner, early-onset with⬆️ complications

⬆️UTI due to short urethra
In #Pregnancy ⬆️risk of pyelonephritis and sepsis…
3/17 Pregnancy poses a high risk of #kidney injury due to various etiologies (see pic) which can progress to CKD in the future.
#Preeclampsia is a definite risk factor for #CKD and #ESKD in mother and also for #cardiovascular disease
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.@goKDIGO Controversies Conference on Home 🏡 Dialysis
#KDIGOHomeDialysis 🎧

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Unmet need in kidney failure treatment worldwide
#KDIGOHomeDialysis 🎧
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Number of people getting KRT worldwide
#KDIGOHomeDialysis 🎧
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@Gawad_Nephro 1. Djenkolic acid is a common kidney toxin found in buah #djenkol also known as #jering and in smaller quantities in buah #kerdas or #genuak #kidneymyths #WorldKidneyDay
@Gawad_Nephro Consumption of sufficient quantities of either #djenkol or #kerdas can cause loin pain, a milky white urine, blood in your urine and your kidneys to fail. This is thought to happen via formation of tiny crystals within your kidney and Urine. #kidneymyths #WorldKidneyDay
@Gawad_Nephro 2. Another fruit to avoid if you are have advanced chronic kidney disease or are on dialysis is starfruit (belimbing) . In south east asia there are two forms of the fruit #WorldKidneyDay #kidneymyths
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Today is #WorldKidneyDay.
Your kidneys are constantly working to filter out waste from your blood, but certain diseases can prevent them functioning effectively.
🔴 Diabetes
🔴 Hypertension
🔴 Obesity
are all major risk factors for kidney disease.
You can lower your risk of kidney disease by:
☑️ Being physically active
☑️ Eating a healthy diet
☑️ Having your blood pressure under control
☑️ Controlling your diabetes
This is how you can take care of your kidneys:
⚖️ Maintain a healthy body weight
🥗 Eat healthy
🏃🏽‍♀️ Be active
💧 Drink water
🚭 Don't smoke
❤️ Control your blood pressure
💊 Don't self-medicate
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Happy #WorldKidneyDay!
We had a brilliant #NephJC discussion on ISPD 2020 recommendations yesterday!
To commemorate this day, here's a small compilation of some important PD studies -
On solute and fluid clearance -

CANUSA Re-analysis

CCr = creatinine clearance
pCCr = peritoneal creatinine clearance
CANUSA ⏩ 0.1🔽Kt/V ➡️6%🔼RR of death
5L/wk 🔽 CCr ➡️ 7% 🔼RR of death
◼️ Gave target weekly Kt/V = 2.1 and CCr = 70L/wk
❗ ASSUMED pCCr = Residual kidney CCr
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It’s #PiDay… but it’s also #worldkidneyday! Critically important issue to me personally and so many Americans. 1/8
Many people with #chronickidneydisease don’t know it and it is major and rising cause of morbidity and mortality in the US and globally – we must do better! #heartyourkidneys #worldkidneyday 2/8
Today is also great opportunity to pay tribute to all of those courageous and generous people who have donated kidneys. Living donors should be better supported and we are working to make this happen. #worldkidneyday 3/8
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Today is #WorldKidneyDay, so here is a thread about living on #dialysis & #OrganDonation. My name is Belinda Otas. I’m #African. I’m #Nigerian. I'm #Benin. I’m #British & I’m #Black. Beyond the nationalities or passports with my name, I also believe in our shared humanity.
I was 16, when I was diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure (ESRF.) I had no idea what was happening to me because at the time, it made no sense. However, I remember the pain of that period like noonday. I lived on dialysis until i was 22. #dialysis #OrganDonation #renalhealth
It took over my teenage years. I don’t remember having much of a life as a teenager because dialysis was 3x a week & every session was 4hrs. Add the time it takes to recover from being exhausted by the process, my day was pretty much over. #dialysis #OrganDonation #renalhealth
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