Kidney Health Week // An Australian dies with a Kidney related disease every 25 minutes. There are 1.7 million Australians unaware they are living with Chronic Kidney Disease.
THE KEY: Early detection & effective management can halt chronic kidney disease or slow progression by as much as 50%
Do you have any of these risk factors?
- High blood pressure
- Heart problems
- Have had a stroke
- Family history of kidney failure
- History of acute kidney injury
- Over 60 years of age
- Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin
If you answer yes to any of these, then you should get a regular kidney check with your GP. To find out more visit: http://kidney.org.au/