March is National Kidney Month.
How are you taking care of your kidneys?
According to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for kidney disease due to diabetes, high blood pressure, or a family history of kidney failure.
Quick Facts from the NKF on Kidney Disease:
- Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the country.
- More than 26 million Americans have kidney disease, and most don’t know it.
- There are over 95,000 people waiting for kidney transplants.
- More than 590,000 people have kidney failure in the US today.
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