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March 29, 2019 - Star2.com

Kidneys, the overlooked workhorses

Kidneys, the overlooked workhorses
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“When people have early kidney problems, they often aren’t aware of it. The kidney is silent when mild damage is present, and by the time symptoms are noticeable, the condition could have already become severe. Unfortunately, treatment is often delayed,” says Ara Damansara Medical Centre consultant nephrologist Dr Tan Li Ping.

Tan advises all Malaysians to go for regular check-ups. This is important as Asians are known to be more genetically susceptible to kidney disease caused by diabetes.

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