Dr Jonathan Kwan

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About Dr Jonathan Kwan

A Consultant Nephrologist and General Physician at Darent Valley Hospital, Kent. He is also an honorary consultant at King’s College Hospital, where he has regular clinical sessions.

Looking After Your Kidneys: If You Have Diabetes

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Written by Dr Jonathan Kwan for Doctify

It was variably reported that between 25% to 40% of diabetic patients (both Type 1 and Type 2) will develop diabetic kidney complication. This could be very mild with only a small amount of protein loss in the urine to very severe with progressive reduction in the filtration and waste […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Looking After Your Kidneys: If You Have Diabetes

Chronic Kidney disease: Avoiding overdiagnosis

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Written by Dr Jonathan Kwan for Doctify

Tell someone they’ve got “chronic kidney disease” (CKD) and they’re likely to fear the worst: dialysis machines and waiting for a kidney transplant. However, most people who are told they have CKD won’t need these treatments and some are even mislabelled as having this condition when in fact they have […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Chronic Kidney disease: Avoiding overdiagnosis