ICYMI: March is National #KidneyMonth


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National Kidney Month

Getting Tested Is the Best Way to Know How Your Kidneys Are Doing

This March, we’re continuing to celebrate National Kidney Month by encouraging you to follow your kidney health and talk to your doctor about getting tested for kidney disease. Watch our National Kidney Month video to learn about the importance of early detection, which is key to slowing the progression of kidney disease and helping you to stay healthier longer.

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Did you know? More than 1 in 7 U.S. adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease.


As many as 90% of Americans who have kidney disease don’t know they have it.

High risk sign

You are at higher risk if you are over 60, have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or a family history of kidney failure.

Urine and blood tests

Ask your primary care doctor to check for kidney disease with a urine or blood test.