Your kidneys, diabetes and heart
Updated: Apr 6
Did you know that your kidneys and heart are linked?
As part of Kidney Week, Kidney Health Australia has published a report "Make the Link: Kidneys, Diabetes and Heart".
Some key points:
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) rarely occurs in isolation, it frequently occurs alongside diabetes and cardiovascular disease
29% of Australian adults are affected by one or more of CKD, diabetes and cardiovascular disease
1 in 3 hospitalisations involve diabetes, cardiovascular disease and/or CKD (including dialysis
For more information see Kidney Health Australia website: kidney.org.au
Other sites you may find helpful for your kidney and general health are: