The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana (NKFLA) is the major statewide voluntary non-profit health organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
KIDNEY DISEASE FACTS
1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease
30 million American adults have kidney disease—and most aren’t aware of it
High blood pressure
PEOPLE WITH AN INCREASED RISK
Pacific Islander descent
African Americans are 3 ½ times more likely, and Hispanics 1 ½ times more likely, to experience kidney failure.
Information on this page was provided by the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana.