World Kidney Day
03.09
2017
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Kidney Facts
Kidneys at risk? >> Chronic kidney disease >> Risk factors

Risk factors

Main risk factors of CKD:
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Age (elderlies being more at risk of CKD)
  • Ethnicity
  • Family history
  • History of repeated UTI/kidney stones
 
Hypertension

Did you know?  
Diabetes is the main cause of CKD, causing about 40% of the new cases of
kidney failure (last stage of CKD) in the United States.


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