Social Media Resources: Kidney Problems

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  • People with sickle cell disease often have albuminuria, or too much protein in the urine (possibly an early sign of kidney disease). Does your provider check your urine every year? This fact sheet has details on how to help keep your kidneys healthy: www.cdc.gov/SCD/kidneys
  • If you have sickle cell disease, you are more likely to develop kidney complications, specifically chronic kidney disease. Learn the symptoms you should discuss with your provider: www.cdc.gov/SCD/kidneys

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