National Kidney Month Free Fact Sheets

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Kidney disease is more common than people think...

Many people don’t realize how common kidney disease has become:  

One out of 9 adults has chronic kidney disease and most don’t know it. This, according to the Northeast Kidney Foundation. During March, National Kidney Month, they want consumers to take notice, and to know their risk factors.

Chronic kidney disease can develop for years without any symptoms, “ says Dr. Thomas Schumacher, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “Those with diabetes and high blood pressure are at greatest risk. “If more people were aware of the risk factors and took preventive measures, we could potentially delay or prevent the need for dialysis. ”

For more information and fact sheets to enhance your Nutrition Consulting practice:  National Kidney Month Free Fact Sheets.

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