Dialysis – A Path back to Normalcy

By Emilia Ismail, Tho Mun Yi

May 2018 FEATURE
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It is a crucial lifeline for kidney patients, and it need not be costly.Kidney disease is referred to as the “silent killer” because a person can lose up to 90% of his kidney function before experiencing any symptoms.“It is always an advantage to have an annual comprehensive health screening as symptoms of kidney failure may not exist in the early stage,” says Dr Lim Hooi Leng, consultant nephrologist and physician at Penang Adventist Hospital. “By the time symptoms arise, kidney...

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Emilia Ismail

is a freelance writer who has a love-hate relationship with the weighing scale.

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