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Lives to be saved on March 14th 2013

Posted By John Pickering On January 23, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Health and Medicine,Science and Society | Comments Disabled

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!

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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.

Tagged: Acute Kidney Injury [5], health [6], Kidney [7], Kidney Attack [8], Research [9], World Kidney Day [10] [11]


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[2] I am a pee scientist: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/2012/03/07/i-am-a-pee-scientist/

[3] Kidney Attack: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/2012/07/09/kidney-attack/

[4] Deadly ignorance: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/2012/12/14/deadly-ignorance/

[5] Acute Kidney Injury: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/acute-kidney-injury/

[6] health: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/health/

[7] Kidney: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/kidney/

[8] Kidney Attack: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/kidney-attack/

[9] Research: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/research/

[10] World Kidney Day: http://100dialysis.wordpress.com/tag/world-kidney-day/

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