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Have diabetes or hypertension? Ask your physician about your kidney health now

17/06/2024 04:26 PM | Click to read full article

In India, 16% of the population is affected by Chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD is a condition in which one’s kidneys get progressively damaged, leading to loss of function. One reason for India’s high number of CKD cases is the growing population of people living with diabetes and hypertension. As high as up to 40% of those with diabetes go on to develop kidney disease. CKD can also progress and lead to end-stage renal disease. 

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