Heart disease and kidney disease share many of the same risk factors, including high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels. Here’s what you can do to reduce your risk of both.
In the U.S., 1 in 5 men and 1 in 4 women are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, and most people who have it don’t know it. Find out how you can protect your kidney function.
Healthy kidneys like a healthy body. Some of the best things you can do to keep your kidneys healthy are related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But there are a few other things you can do, too.
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