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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.

       
       

High Blood Pressure

Heart Disease

Diabetes

Diabetes

Too Fat

Too Fat

Maori, Pacific or East Asian Heritage

Maori or Pacific Heritage

Previous Acute Kidney Injury

Had a previous kidney injury

Family History of Kidney Disease

Family History

A Smoker

A Smoker

Hypertension

Hypertension

Over 60

Aged over 60 years

KIDNEY DISEASE IS TOUGH - GETTING CHECKED ISN'T!

If you belong to one or more of these groups, ask your doctor for a simple kidney

check-up today.

Early detection could save your life.

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. 

 

If you need any further advice please call our free phone information line on 0800 543 639