March is National Kidney Month

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  • 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

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