Pamphlets

The information provided in these pamphlets is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in these pamphlets.


Chronic Kidney Disease

This pamphlet covers the basics of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), including its stages, diagnosis, and management. It explains the presence of specific GFR levels for at least 3 months to diagnose CKD.


Acute Kidney Injury

This pamphlet provides basic information about Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), including some of the causes and immediate treatment options. It also describes the difference between AKI and CKD (chronic kidney disease).


Glomerular Filtration Rate

In this pamphlet we cover Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) and its importance in assessing kidney health. It details how GFR is measured, the categories of GFR, factors affecting it, and tips for maintaining healthy kidneys.


Managing High Blood Pressure for Kidney Health

This pamphlet provides essential information about blood pressure and kidney health. It covers the impact of hypertension on the kidneys, practical tips for managing blood pressure, and advises to consult a healthcare provider.


Nutrition and Kidney Health

Essential information on maintaining a kidney-friendly diet is presented in this pamphlet. It covers key nutrients to monitor, kidney-friendly food choices, and diet tips (under a professional’s advice).


Dialysis – An Introduction

This document provides brief information about dialysis, explaining its purpose, the different types (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), and how each process works. It also covers when dialysis becomes necessary and offers an overview of the treatment.


Kidney Transplant At a Glance

In this pamphlet we offer some basic information about kidney transplantation. The document mentions the procedure, criteria for eligibility, the surgical process, post-transplant care, and some points about life after a transplant.


Kidney Stones

An overview of kidney stones, including their causes, risk factors, and diagnosis is mentioned in this pamphlet. It also discusses various treatment options, such as pain management, hydration therapy, and medical procedures like lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, and surgery.


Medication Management and Kidney Health

The pamphlet provides basic information on managing medications for individuals with kidney disease. It mentions the impact of certain medications on kidney function, lists specific drugs to watch out for, and lists some points about safe medication practices.


Importance of Hydration in Kidney Disease

This pamphlet provides high-level information on staying hydrated for individuals with kidney disease. It covers the importance of proper hydration, some general guidelines, and the importance of consulting healthcare providers for personalized advice.


Polycystic Kidney Disease

This pamphlet includes an overviewof Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), focusing on its genetic factors, diagnosis, and management strategies. It also highlights the differences between Autosomal Dominant and Autosomal Recessive PKD.


Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

This pamphlet provides essential information on Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), a critical blood test for assessing kidney function. It explains what BUN is, how the test is performed, and normal BUN levels. Additionally, it outlines factors that can affect BUN levels, and emphasizes the importance of regular BUN monitoring for maintaining kidney health.


Creatinine

This pamphlet explains what creatinine is and its significance in assessing kidney function. It describes the tests used to measure creatinine levels (blood and urine tests) and some implications of high creatinine levels. The pamphlet stresses the importance of consulting a doctor for proper interpretation of creatinine levels.


These pamphlets are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please always consult with a healthcare provider for medical guidance.