Features November 2015 Issue

Control Factors That Cause Most Chronic Kidney Disease Cases

Your kidneys play a vital role in your heart health by removing waste products from blood and helping regulate blood pressure.

Control Factors That Cause Most Chronic Kidney Disease Cases

Hypertension and diabetes can lead to kidney problems, but both conditions are manageable through lifestyle

By now, you’re well aware that diabetes and high blood pressure are leading cardiovascular risk factors. What you might not realize is that while increasing your odds of heart attack and stroke, diabetes and hypertension are also the major causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). If you’re like many people, you’re unaware of the significance of renal health and how it affects your heart and other areas of your body.

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