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  • Keep your kidneys health, control your blood pressure

CDC’s Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Initiative is designed to provide comprehensive public health strategies for promoting kidney health. These strategies seek to prevent and control risk factors for CKD, to raise awareness, to promote early diagnosis, and to improve outcomes and quality of life for those living with CKD. Learn more about the CKD Initiative.

Chronic Kidney Disease Basics

Chronic Kidney Disease Basics

Learn about chronic kidney disease, including risk factors and symptoms.

Prevention and Risk Management

Prevention & Risk Management

Find information on managing risk factors to protect your kidneys.

Publications and Resources

Publications & Resources

Find articles, educational resources, surveillance systems, and more on CKD.

About the CKD Initiative

About the CKD Initiative

Learn about CDC's public health strategies for promoting kidney health.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Surveillance System

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The Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Surveillance Project was created to provide a picture of CKD across the nation and reports aggregate data on various groups of people in the US.