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Kidney DiseaseRisk Factors

The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

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What Is CKD, Anyway?


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Isaac Taylor

Silent Symptoms Make CKD Easy to Miss


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Diabetes Is the Top Cause of CKD


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How Diabetes Harms the Kidneys


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High Blood Pressure Is the Second-Leading Cause of CKD


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Megan Forbes

Other Risk Factors for Developing CKD


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Questions to Ask Your Doctor to Help Prevent CKD


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Managing Your Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Is Essential


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Benjamin Klaver

Lifestyle Tweaks Have a Triple Benefit


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Wai Yan (Matthew) Han

Take Control to Live a Longer, Healthier Life


Sonya Collins

Sonya Collins

Sonya Collins is an Atlanta-based independent journalist and editor. She covers health, medicine and scientific research, with a special emphasis on genetics and personalized medicine. Sonya is a regular contributor to WebMD Magazine, WebMD.com, CURE, and Staying Sharp. She is a contributing editor at The Conversation and WebMD.com.