31 minutes | Jul 3rd 2020

Chris Forbes - Kidney Health and Kidney Awareness

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In this episode Ludwina Dautovic, Founder and CEO of The Room Xchange, is having a chat with Chris Forbes about Kidney Health. Chris is the CEO of Kidney Health Australia. This month marks 10 years cancer free for Ludwina and she wanted to celebrate the milestone by bringing awareness around Kidney Health.Chris Forbes is an excellent business leader and manager with more than ten years CEO / CCO experience. He is now dedicated to helping people with kidney disease, with a view to improving their health outcomes and quality of life. Please subscribe to the show on your favourite podcast directory and we appreciate you leaving a rating and review.We read all reviews on future episodes!In this episode we discuss:5.00 - Ludwina shares her story about surviving Kidney Cancer6.21 - The importance of getting a kidney health check6.39 - Symptoms to be aware of7.09 - GP's can do a simple test to check your kidney health8.44 - Ludwina's journey after being diagnosed and her surgery9.59 - Kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease10.45 - What is the function of your kidneys?11.29 - Link between blood pressure, diabetes and kidney damage12.12 - If everyone with high blood pressure got a kidney health check we'd make a huge difference13.16 - How to look after your kidneys14.00 - It's a growing disease because of lifestyle14.34 - Stats around the number of people with early markers for kidney disease15.00 - Five stages of kidney disease 15.47 - More than 13,000 people in Australia undergoing dialysis right now17.00 - If we get it early we won't  end up with kidney disease17.33 - Ludwina had two Incisional hernias as a result of the radical nephrectomy20.42 - Our bodies are a strong, living being that needs to be nurtured and looked after21.55 - Just change small things in your lifestyle that will eventually become a habit23.44 - Resources available at Kidney Health Australia25.00 - If in doubt, just ask your GP26.00 - Kidney Risk Test is on the website27.00 - We're very fortunate in Australia with our great medical systems28.04 - The changes that Chris is making to change the way he livesYou can find Chris Forbes on Linkedin.You can find Ludwina Dautovic on Linked.You can find Kidney Health Australia - Website, Linkedin and Facebook.You can connect with The Room Xchange on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.If you'd like to be on the show - Send an email to admin@theroomxchange.com and tell us how you or your company is changing how we live, work or play.
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