DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Smoking and Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/living with ckd/smoking-and-chronic-kidney-disease/a/4897

While we’re familiar with the health risks smoking has on the lungs and heart, studies have shown the kidneys are also affected. Whether you’re in the early stages of kidney disease or are on dialysis, you’ll learn about the effects of smoking on the kidneys and get tips on how to quit.