Assessing Your Risk

Women's health risks and CKD

There are several unique issues a woman will deal with when she is diagnosed with kidney disease. Learn more about the concerns that confront women with chronic kidney disease.

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Risks for CKD in Afro Trinidadians

Did you know African Trinidadians are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease? Compared to other ethnic groups, the African Trinidadian population has higher rates of diabetes and high blood pressure, which are the two leading causes of kidney disease.

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Risks for CKD in Latin Americans

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious health problem for Latin Americans. What can be done?

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Indo Trinidadians and CKD

One in three Indo Trinidadians struggle with diabetes, which puts them at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD). If you are an Indo Trinidadian, what do you need to know about these two conditions and how can you protect your health? Find out more about why your heritage may place you at a higher risk for CKD and what you can do about it.

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Diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease

The two most common causes of kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. Learning you have diabetes or high blood pressure, and controlling these illnesses can help you prevent or delay chronic kidney disease.

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