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Manisha Singh

When pregnancy is complicated by ESRD, symptoms and complications like anemia add to hypogonadism, lower libido, and poor self-image. As expected, the data show that about 84% of women with ESRD report sexual dysfunction, and only 35% of women report being sexually active. Hormonal imbalances result in anovulatory cycles. In addition, maintaining a pregnancy to near term has been a challenge for these women. Higher incidences of lost pregnancies, intrauterine growth restriction, small-for-date babies, and premature labor continue to be challenges faced by most pregnant women receiving dialysis.

However, in recent years, outcomes in pregnant women receiving dialysis

Manisha Singh

The fact that chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are closely related would not surprise any healthcare professional. Of note, the data show that the primary cause of death resulting from CKD is a cardiovascular event and also that CKD is one of the important risk factors for CVD.

We have established data that CKD awareness and research are lagging despite the significant impact of this disease on patients and the healthcare system. CVD, traditionally thought to be a “male” problem, is actually the main killer of older people of both sexes universally. In fact, each year CVD