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DELSUTH nephrologists proffer solutions to kidney disease

As part of activities to celebrate World Kidney Day, experts from the Nephrology Unit of Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, have identified regular checks of the kidneys, avoiding smoking, regular exercise and regular intake of water  as ways of preventing kidney disease.

At a seminar organised to mark the 2017 World Kidney Day, with the  theme ‘Kidney disease and obesity,’ held at DELSUTH auditorium, the lead speaker, Dr. Chika Ezue, a Consultant Endocrinologist in the Department of Internal Medicine, stressed the need for people to observe their weight as obesity which is caused by excess fat could also lead to kidney failure.

Dr. Ezue warned against excess intake of sugar, protenious and junk foods, identifying regular exercise, little intake of energy and sugary food as solution to obesity.

 


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