Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative

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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.

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Learn about chronic kidney disease, including risk factors and symptoms.
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Find information on managing risk factors to protect your kidneys.
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Find articles, educational resources, surveillance systems, and more on CKD.
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Learn about CDC's public health strategies for promoting kidney health.
Page last reviewed: July 22, 2019