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Kidney disease - prevention - Better Health Channel -open

Kidney disease risk factors include diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, smoking and age. Early detection and treatment can increase the life of the kidneys. High blood pressure can lead to or be a sign of kidney disease. Exercise, a balanced diet and drinking plenty of water will help to keep your kidneys working well.

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Kidney_disease_prevention


Kidney failure - Better Health Channel -open

Kidney disease can sometimes lead to kidney failure. If kidney disease is found early, medications and lifestyle changes can increase the life of your kidneys. However, if the kidneys fail completely, they don't often recover. People with kidney failure need dialysis or a transplant to stay alive.

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Kidney_failure?open


AUSTRALIA WIDE SERVICES

Kidney Health Australia Information Line Tel. 1800 4 KIDNEY (543 639),

TTY users phone 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 454 363


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