In Australia, over 1 .7 million people have some form of kidney disease and you can lose up to 90% of your kidney function before getting any symptoms.
Kidney Health Week (Monday, 15th March to Sunday, 21st March) in Australia is national campaigns to help raise awareness on the importance of kidneys health and to shine a light on early detection and prevention. In fact, one in three Australians Adults are at risk of kidney disease. You may be at high risk for kidney disease if you are over 60 years old, are a smoker, are diabetic, suffer from high blood pressure, etc.
Have you recently had your kidney health checked?
The sooner you detect kidney related health issues the easier it is to manage with medicine, healthy diet and lifestyle.
General practitioners (GPS) or other qualified medical personnel (such as nutritionists, nephrologists, etc.) can evaluate your kidney health status through the appropriate examinations, in order to provide with relevant recommendations on kidney disease prevention and management.
For More Kidney Health Resources:
Kidney Health Australia is a non-for-profit organization where you can learn more about the prevention and treatment of kidney disease.
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