Nephrologists, or kidney doctors, study nephrology i.e. the kidneys and any diseases that affect them. They complete 2 more years of training after medical school and residency. If your primary care or family doctor thinks your kidneys aren't working well, they may send you to a nephrologist. In India, hypertension and diabetes account for 40–60% of chronic kidney disease (CKD) cases. Nephrologists, or kidney doctors, study the kidneys and any illnesses that affect them. They are well-trained in managing the impact of kidney dysfunction on the rest of the body, maintaining the creatinine levels, etc.

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