Nephrology – Proteinuria: By Manish Suneja M.D.

Nephrology – Proteinuria: By Manish Suneja M.D.

Proteinuria occurs when urinary excretion of protein is abnormally high (>150mg/day). It is important to distinguish transient and persistent proteinuria as it helps us to distinguish benign, self-limiting etiologies from more significant illnesses. In fact the presence of proteinuria for…

Chronic Kidney Disease, Animation

Chronic Kidney Disease, Animation

Chronic kidney disease, CKD, is a gradual loss of renal function, typically developing over the course of months or years. Many conditions, both within and outside the kidneys, can cause progressive damage to the kidneys over time, leading to CKD.…

A Diabetic Mom Caught A Fever. This Is How Her Kidneys Shut Down.

A Diabetic Mom Caught A Fever. This Is How Her Kidneys Shut Down.

A Diabetic Mom Caught A Fever. This Is Why Her Kidneys Stopped Working. MC is a 49 year old woman, presenting to the emergency room with confusion, abdominal pain, and respiratory distress. Her son, Andrew, tells the admitting nurse at…

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers,…