Know how to reduce the risk of CKD when you have diabetes
Diabetes is one of the leading causes for kidney failure, known as diabetic retinopathy. About 25% of people with diabetes are known to eventually develop kidney disease. With early treatment, the progress of the disease can be prevented, or slowed down, and the chances of complications can be reduced. How can a person with diabetes reduce the risk of developing kidney disease? How to identify early signs or symptoms of kidney disease? Once the kidneys fail and the patient begins dialysis, what measures need to be taken to maintain normal sugar levels and avoid complications? Similarly, patients with diabetic nephropathy who are planning to undergo transplant will have apprehensions about whether they will continue to remain diabetic, and how to manage the disease after transplant. Dr. Sengupta will take you through these areas, and clarify your doubts on questions related to diabetic nephropathy in his talk. Utilise this opportunity to pose all your queries related to diabetic kidney disease.
Dr. Pratim Sengupta, with 25 years of experience in nephrology, is Consultant Nephrologist at the Belle Vue Clinic in Kolkata. His areas of research include insulin resistance in diabetics, hemodialysis efficiency, and plasmapheresis. His findings in these areas have been published in journals. A member of various Nephrology and Medical Associations and societies, he has several awards to his credit. Researching on solutions to problems in the field of Nephrology remains the passion and dream of Dr. Sengupta.