March is National Kidney Month


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Take the Pressure Off: Your Kidneys and Your Health

March is National Kidney Month

Did you know that high blood pressure is the 2nd leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S.? Chronic kidney disease is a serious condition that increases your chances of having a variety of complications such as stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, and death.

That’s why this March, in honor of National Kidney Month, NIDDK is partnering with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to encourage you to manage your high blood pressure and help protect your kidneys.

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NKM 2020 Video

Build Healthy Lifestyle Habits

Watch our National Kidney Month video to learn six healthy lifestyle habits that can help manage high blood pressure.

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NKM 2020 Toolkit

Share with Your Community

Share messages using our National Kidney Month toolkit. Use these free materials in your outreach efforts.

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