Surviving Against All Odds

Kamlesh Ahuja

The year was 2000; I was 20 years old. I had just completed my second year BCom and was visiting my maternal uncle. Within four days, I developed high fever, shivering and high BP. Following a blood test, urine...

Sports is in my DNA, in my entire being!

Alisdair (Ally) Sequeira

I grew up in a sports oriented family; it is no surprise then that my goal in life has been to participate in sports! My ambition and dream as far back as I can remember was to play hockey...

Be Happy!

Anu Govindan

My tryst with kidney disease started about a year and a half ago. I was working for a private company. One day, suddenly, my BP shot up and I started vomiting. I felt extremely tired and drained out. I had...

Selfcare, most important for you & family

Harish Keshavmurthy

It’s a day I vividly remember. It was the 24th of December, 2017, an otherwise regular day. After my usual morning work, I stepped out to buy some vegetables and groceries. It was later in the day, around 12...

Setback in Life is only Temporary!


I went to Canada to pursue my post-graduation studies in 2018. As a young and energetic 25 years old, I had everything going according to my expectations. Life was a song: I was doing extremely well in Canada. I...

To Live till you Die

Prasan Yedekar

My first diagnosis of CKD was in 2013 when I returned from a project on the Mongolia border. I attribute this to the poor diet management on my project sites. My creatinine was 2.2mg/dl then, and I managed to...

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