Kidney Dialysis Treatment
Let’s face it, there is no cure for kidney failure. But with consistent quality treatment, it need not be the end of the world. It is still possible for patients to live long and fulfilling lives.
If I want to know about my health problem: my diagnosis, what I can expect, and my treatment options then I need to learn all I can and decide what treatment I want.
4th November 2018, Patients’ Participation in Keningau’s Charity Run
Kidney disease can affect anyone of any age. Some people are born with a kidney condition, whilst others acquire it later in life. Every year in Malaysia, more than 4,000 people start dialysis treatments because their kidneys have stopped working and dialysis is needed to remove extra fluid and waste from their bodies.
From Despair to Acceptance and Hope
For many years, Mr. Hong suffered from high blood pressure, and in 2006, he was diagnosed with kidney failure. Back then, he was still working as a humble maintenance contractor, making ends meet for his three young boys.