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Chronic kidney disease, also known as renal disease, is progressive loss of kidney function.
Stages of kidney disease:
Diabetes and high blood pressure are the two most common causes of chronic kidney disease.
Risk Factors include:
Early kidney disease often does not have symptoms. Later symptoms may include:
Blood and urine tests can reveal signs of chronic kidney disease.
Kidney disease may be prevented by:
The progression of chronic kidney disease can be slowed by controlling factors that contribute to kidney damage. These factors include:
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