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Kidney Awareness Month


No matter your age, getting to know your kidneys can help you lead a healthier life and may prevent or slow the progression of kidney disease.

Screening for kidney failure is essential for the early detection of any kidney abnormality, even if there are no symptoms. Here are the main screening methods:

    For people with risk factors (diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, etc.) Annual monitoring is critical to detect the onset of chronic kidney disease at an early stage.
    The urine strip test looks for the presence of proteins, red blood cells, and white blood cells in the urine. Urine can be collected at any time during the day.
    Analysis of creatinine levels is used to assess renal function. An increase in blood creatinine may indicate renal dysfunction. Looking for albuminuria or proteinuria in the blood can also reveal renal abnormalities.

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