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Women's health risks and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

There are several unique issues a woman will deal with when she is diagnosed with kidney disease. Learn more about the concerns that confront women with chronic kidney disease.

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Risks for CKD in Asian Americans

Learn about the risks of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on this population group and, more importantly, how to stay healthy.

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Risks for CKD in African Americans

Did you know African Americans are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease? Compared to other ethnic groups, the African American population has higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, which are the two leading causes of kidney disease. In February, be aware of health issues affecting African Americans and encourage those at risk to schedule an appointment with their healthcare professional.

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Risks for CKD in Hispanic Americans

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious health problem for Hispanic Americans. What can be done? ( En español, haz clic acqúi)

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Riesgos para los hispanoamericanos de contraer la enfermedad crónica del riñón

Para ayudar a disminuir el riesgo de contraer la enfermedad crónica del riñón, veamos cuáles son los riesgos y cómo podemos prevenirlos.

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Native Americans and chronic kidney disease (CKD)

One in three Native Americans struggles with diabetes, which puts them at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). If you are Native American, what do you need to know about these two conditions and how can you protect your health? Find out more about why your heritage may place you at a higher risk for CKD and what you can do about it.

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Diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease

The two most common causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. Approximately 20 million Americans are unaware of their risk for kidney disease. Learning you have diabetes or high blood pressure, and controlling these illnesses can help you prevent or delay chronic kidney disease.

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