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Health authority urges residents to have annual kidney checks

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A lack of awareness of diabetes, irregular contact with GPs and limited insurance for some has led many patients to be diagnosed far too late, medics have said.

Dubai Hospital said diabetics make up 45 to 48 per cent of the total number of patients on dialysis at its facility.

Dr Amna Khalifa Al Hadari, head of the nephrology department at Dubai Hospital, suggested that everyone over the age of 20 should have annual checks.

: “We see a lot of young adults suffering from this disease because the onset of early diabetes and when diabetes is uncontrolled it leads to complications such as kidney disease,

Author: @DailyCupofYoga


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