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National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017

 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Description: Make lifestyle changes (e.g., healthy eating) to prevent more kidney damage. Use medications (e.g., drugs to lower blood pressure) to slow CKD progression.Learn about kidney disease from your health care team to make sure your treatment is optimal and also to help improve outcomes after beginning ESRD treatment.
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National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition in which the kidneys are damaged or cannot filter blood as
well as healthy kidneys. Because of this, excess fluid and waste from the blood remain in the body and
may cause other health problems.

CKD Is Common Among Adults in the United States
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•• 30 million people or 15% of US adults a ... See more
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