Kidney disease is impacting an increasing number of Singaporeans each year and is currently a growing world health issue. There are however several easy ways to reduce the risk of kidney disease. On World Kidney Day we call on everyone to check if they are at risk of kidney disease and encourage preventative behaviours.
Over 1200 participants raised awareness for kidney disease at the NKF 'Sit-A-Thon' event
An overwhelming number of participants took part in the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Sit-A-Thon event to raise awareness for kidney disease and to encourage healthier lifestyles.
Fresenius Medical Care's Teck Whye Dialysis Clinic opens its doors
Fresenius Medical Care Singapore is proud to announce the opening of their 24th fully-owned private dialysis clinic which opened its doors on the 11th November 2013.
Scientific symposium demonstrated improved treatment efficiency with aAPD
Well-known international Key Opinion Leader, Prof Michel Fischbach from France, displayed latest study data on adapted Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (aAPD) highlighting advantages of this therapy modality.
A new study provides insights into the cost of peritoneal dialysis versus haemodialysis across the world including Singapore
While peritoneal dialysis (PD) has a number of advantages, including the possibility of it being offered in remote locations, it remains an underused modality in most parts of the world. Here we report results from a global analysis demonstrating that PD offers improved or at least similar cost-effectiveness to haemodialysis (HD) in the majority of countries.1