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- People with diabetes are more than twice as likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) than those who don’t have diabetes—about 1 in 3 adults with diabetes may have CKD.
- Many people don’t know they have CKD until the disease is advanced and they need dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive.
- Healthcare professionals can ensure their patients with diabetes are tested for CKD and help them understand how to prevent or delay the disease.
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