The Kidney Warriors, centred
chronic kidney disease (CKD), offers an insightful glimpse into life of people with
kidney disease. Through numerous narrations of individuals’ true
stories of battle and survival, this book details different aspects of kidney
diseases as well as the challenges faced by them. Their brave and inspiring
stories opens the door to understanding various facets of kidney diseases –
medical, social/familial, psychological and economic. The book poignantly bares
their thoughts, emotions, struggles, strengths and
This compilation of raw and real stories is based
on people from across India who are part of the Facebook group ‘The Kidney
Warriors’. The book also includes valuable input from doctors on medical information
and statistics about kidney diseases and their treatments.
Kidney Warriors is
the go-to book for anyone who wants a comprehensive as well as easy understanding of CKD.
Vasundhara Raghavan writes a second time on kidney
disease. Her first book was Shades of Life, Sublime Joy is in Living.
In an attempt to revolutionise the approach to chronic kidney disease she
chooses to write personal stories showing urgency for society to
extend a strong arm of support to this community. With “The Kidney Warriors”,
she takes readers to meet some ‘true heros’. This book must burgeon much sought
after change in nephrology and garner support from public sector and
She lives in Dubai and does advocacy
work for patients in India.