Nutritional Management for Kidney Stone

World Kidney Day

Kidney stone disease (nephrolithiasis) is extremely common, causing substantial pain and a large economic cost. It can cause post-renal acute kidney injury (AKI) via obstruction of urinary outflow, often associated with rapid deterioration in kidney function. Dietary risk factors  Several dietary factors can increase risk of the stone formation, eg sodium, purines, alcohol, calcium.  These […]

World Thyroid Day

25th May is celebrated as World Thyroid Day to raise awareness among people battling thyroid disorders.  5 common thyroid diseases in India: (1) hypothyroidism, (2) hyperthyroidism, (3) goiter and iodine deficiency disorders, (4) Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and (5) thyroid cancer. Thyroid disorders are on the rise in India:   According to a clinical survey, about 32% Indians […]