Are you at risk for kidney disease?

Are you at risk for kidney disease?
Source: National Kidney Foundation Facebook

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

RISK FACTORS
Diabetes
High blood pressure
Family history
Age 60+

PEOPLE WITH AN INCREASED RISK
African American
Hispanic
Native American
Asian
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.