Kidney Health Week 2019

Kidney disease is a highly undiagnosed condition, in fact, 90% of kidney function can be lost without experiencing any symptoms.  

Kidney disease is a highly undiagnosed condition, in fact, 90% of kidney function can be lost without experiencing any symptoms. 5 million Australian adults are at risk of suffering of kidney disease, most of them not realising until it’s too late. 

Early detection saves lives - 65 people die a day with this chromic illness in Australia.

People at risk are those who have;

  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • established heart problems
  • previous stroke
  • a family history of acute kidney injury
  • 60+ years old
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

Learn more about detecting and managing Chronic Kidney Disease while being accredited with Kidney Health Education