How Does Chronic Kidney Disease Affect The Body?

The two main causes of chronic kidney disease are diabetes and high blood pressure, which are responsible for up to two-thirds of the cases. Diabetes happens when your blood sugar is too high, causing damage to many organs in your body, including the kidneys and heart, as well as blood vessels, nerves and eyes. Read More…

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What are the stages of chronic kidney disease?

Below shows the five stages of CKD and GFR for each stage:

  1. Stage 1 with normal or high GFR (GFR > 90 mL/min)
  2. Stage 2 Mild CKD (GFR = 60-89 mL/min)
  3. Stage 3A Moderate CKD (GFR = 45-59 mL/min)
    Stage 3B Moderate CKD (GFR = 30-44 mL/min)
  4. Stage 4 Severe CKD (GFR = 15-29 mL/min)
  5. Stage 5 End Stage CKD (GFR <15 mL/min) Read Here…

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Chronic Kidney Disease

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