An app to learn more about managing kidney disease.
|My Kidneys, My Health||By Kidney Health Australia|
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What does the app do?
This app is a collection of resources to help people better manage their kidney disease. The app has 3 main sections, which are colour-coded:
- Blue - detect: this section has information about understanding kidney disease and how it is diagnosed.
- Green - prevent: this section has information on ways to slow down or stop kidney damage.
- Yellow - support: this section has tips on how to help yourself and how others can help you.
In addition the app has links to a variety of resources and factsheets, a dictionary explaining complex medical terms and a FAQ (frequently asked questions) section. For the complete app description, go to the app website , Google Play or iTunes and for a detailed review, see Reviews.
✔ Interactive and largely accurate information about chronic kidney disease with a few quizzes.
✘ There are several errors of omission. There is no information on statins, aspirin, anaemia, influenza and pneumococcal vaccination, and potassium among other topics. There is only passing mention of dialysis and other renal replacement therapies.
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Date of review: March 2019
Platform reviewed: Android
Size: 19.45 MB
Updated on: May 2016
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