KIDNEY EDUCATION

The first step towards taking control of your kidney health is understanding the functioning of your kidneys and the disease afflicting you. Kidney disease leads to improper functioning of the kidneys as a result of which they cannot filter your blood properly. This causes wastes and toxins to accumulate and rise to harmful levels manifesting into several other symptoms. A good kidney doctor can help you at such times, to get relief from your kidney issues and guide you about your diet and management of your kidney health. Dr. Rajesh Goel not only offers kidney treatment but also guides and educates his patients about their kidney health being one of the best nephrologists in India.

Glomerular-filtration Rate: It is a rate at which blood is filtered through glomeruli in a minute. It tells us that how much the kidneys are functioning. It can be measured or estimated. There are various formulas for measuring GFR:

  • Cockcroft gault
  • Modified diet MDRD
  • Creatinine clearance (Urine)
  • Others
How to estimate GFR:
  • Inulin
  • DTPA
Stages
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 5 D
  • Stage 5 T