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Risk Factors for Kidney failure

Risk factors discussion:

People with diabetes also have a substantially increased risk for developing kidney failure. People who are at risk both because of their race and because of diabetes should have early management of high blood pressure. (Source: excerpt from High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

Risks factors for Kidney failure: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to risk factors for Kidney failure:

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Kidney failure are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Kidney failure makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Kidney failure. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Kidney failure. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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