Kidney’s are being attacked every day. Yours could be next. So common and deadly are kidney attacks that the theme for this year’s World Kidney Day is “Kidneys for Life: Stop Kidney Attack!”
Kidney Attack, or as Physicians and scientists call it “Acute Kidney Injury,” is a syndrome which affects several thousand people a year here in New Zealand. It is notoriously difficult to detect and can be deadly. For more than 5 years now I have been researching how better to detect, and ultimately to treat, Kidney Attack. Over the past 12 months I have posted several times about this – here are links to just a few of the previous posts:
There will be more as we lead up to World Kidney Day 2013.