In the last 20 years, there has been noticed a major jump in the number of patients getting admitted to the Australian hospitals for kidney dialysis. According to a recent research, more and more Australian have been found suffering from end stage kidney diseases.
As confirmed by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, one of the major factors responsible for this state is Type 2 Diabetes. More and more people are found diabetic these days and this has shoot up several kidney problems in them.
When a patient suffers from end stage kidney disease; this means he is in a severe condition and can be treated only with the help of dialysis. Else kidney transplant can only save his life.
According to Dr. Lynelle Moon of this Institute, today around 20,000 people, every month are getting dialysis or kidney transplants for their survival. This is something that clearly states that since 1991 the ratio for the same has got tripled.
Though there are a number of reasons for such a significant rise but diabetes top the list. She added, "The increase in diabetes is likely to be playing quite a significant role, as diabetes is a key risk factor for kidney disease and we can see that in the numbers".
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