Are you at Risk?
Anyone can get kidney disease.However, some groups of people are more likely to get kidney disease than others. The following groups have increased risk of kidney disease.
- People with a family history of kidney disease.
- People over the age of 50
- People of Maori and Pacific Heritage
- People with Diabetes
- People who smoke
- People with high blood pressure
If you belong to one or more of these groups, ask your doctor for a simple kidney check-up today.
Is there a test for Kidney Disease?
One simple test for kidney disease is to measure the amount of protein in the urine. The test is particularly important because the symptoms of kidney disease are not always obvious.Symptoms of renal failure do not usually appear until there is moderate to severe renal failure.
Ask your doctor for a simple kidney test today.
Early detection could save your life.
If you need any further advice please call our free phone information line on 0800 543639