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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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March 16, 2018
  • About 30 million US adults (15%) have chronic kidney disease—a condition in which the kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood as well as they should.
  • People with chronic kidney disease may not feel ill or notice any symptoms, so if they have risk factors—such as diabetes or high blood pressure—it’s important they get tested.
  • Healthcare providers and public health professionals can use and share CDC resources to help promote awareness, early diagnosis, and treatment of chronic kidney disease.

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Page last reviewed: March 16, 2018