'Over 20m People Suffering From Kidney Diseases In Pakistan'
15 days ago
Sat 30th November 2019 | 07:10 PM
More than 20 million people are suffering from kidneys diseases in Pakistan which is alarming
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Nov, 2019 ) :More than 20
people are suffering
kidneys diseases in
which is alarming.
Speakers including former principal
Lahore General Hospital Prof. Ghiyas-un-Nabi stated this at an awareness seminar about the rising number of kidney patients.
They said the number of kidney patients was rising across the
world as every fifth person was suffering from kidney complications in American and European countries.
They stressed the need for creating awareness about kidney diseases and their preventive measures, however,
media must play its role in this regard.
The speakers said that medical research carried out throughout the
world health proved that obesity not only effect kidneys but also cause high blood pressure and diabetes.
They said the 18 percent
male and 21 percent female population would be obese by 2025. They said that major reason for kidney problems in Pakistan were diabetes and blood pressure.