Medical Blog: Your Kidney Health

Discover the fundamentals and critical tips on taking care of your kidneys

Kidney Disease Symptoms, Causes, Failure & Diagnosis

Kidney Disease Symptoms, Causes, Failure & Diagnosis

This comprehensive article contains the critical information for fellow patients (or their relatives) with kidney disease, or at risk of kidney disease, so they can be better informed and manage their kidney problems, make better decisions with...

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What to Do If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Disease

What to Do If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Disease

What can you do if you have been diagnosed with kidney disease? If it is confirmed already that indeed you have a kidney problem, there are general recommendations that any patient with kidney disease can follow. And there are also specific...

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Treatment Options for Kidney Disease Management

Treatment Options for Kidney Disease Management

What are the treatment options for patients with kidney failure? Patients being diagnosed with total kidney failure have 5 main broad treatment options. Kidney transplantation, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, entering a disease retardation...

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Kidney Transplantation – Important Facts to Know

Kidney Transplantation – Important Facts to Know

Is kidney transplantation better than dialysis? Kidney transplantation can prolong and improve the lives of patients with kidney failure. When compared to dialysis, either peritoneal dialysis or haemodialysis, the outlook of patients choosing a...

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All About Diet, Fluid & Kidney Disease

All About Diet, Fluid & Kidney Disease

Why is diet control so important for kidney disease? A healthy diet and a more active lifestyle is crucial for everyone, having kidney disease or not. Diet control (with many unfortunate but necessary restrictions) is of pivotal importance for...

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The Link Between Diabetes & Kidney Disease

The Link Between Diabetes & Kidney Disease

Are diabetes and kidney failure a big problem? Diabetes is very common. In fact, it is the most common cause of kidney failure worldwide and in Singapore. So, it is not a benign disease, that if not managed and controlled well; silently or overtly,...

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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

What can you do to take better care of your high blood pressure? Blood pressure control is very important for protection of your heart, your brain, your eyes and your circulation as a whole. Adequate monitoring, diet and lifestyle modifications and...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Kidney Health & Disease

by Singapore Nephrologist & Transplant Immunologist Dr. Francisco Salcido-Ochoa

A Comprehensive Guide to Kidney Health & Disease

Discover the critical information and useful tips on your kidney health:

1. Kidney Disease Symptoms, Causes, Failure & Diagnosis
2. What to Do If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Disease
3. Treatment Options for Kidney Disease
4. Kidney Transplantation – Important Facts You Need to Know
5. Diet, Fluid & Kidney Disease
6. Diabetes & Kidney Disease
7. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)