March is National Kidney Month

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Data

  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes loss of kidney function over time and may lead to kidney failure or end-stage kidney disease (ESKD).
  • More than 1 in 7 US adults may have chronic kidney disease.
  • 90% do not know they have it.
  • 1 in 3 adults with diabetes may have CKD.
  • 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure may have CKD.
  • Every day more than 360 people begin treatment for kidney failure (dialysis or kidney transplant)
National Kidney Month 2022

Articles & Resources

Jen Wright

In The Spotlight

Jen Wright

Jen Wright is the Administrative Director of the Community COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Team. Under their leadership, the team has tested over 16,000 people and supplied more than 4000 vaccines throughout Philadelphia.

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Dr. Jeffery Eugene

Dr JJeffery Eugene

Jeffrey is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. His clinical expertise is in adolescent and young adult primary care, gender affirming medical care, sexual and reproductive health, medical care for youth living with HIV, and eating disorders.


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