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If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you’re probably concerned about the health of your kidneys and how well they are functioning. But your kidneys aren’t the only organs at risk. Your heart and blood vessels can become damaged as a result of CKD or as a result of the underlying conditions that caused your renal disease. Find out about the risk of cardiovascular disease and what you can do to help the health of your blood vessels and heart.