Healthy lifestyle or Chronic Kidney Disease:The Choice is yours!

June 3, 2019

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing health problem with an estimated prevalence of around 11.5%.Individuals with CKD are at high risk for progressive kidney failure. End-stage kidney disease leads to considerable human and financial costs with a 5-year survival rate of less than 50%.  There are well-established risk factors for end-stage kidney disease of which Diabetes and hypertension are strong predictors for the development and progression of chronic kidney diseases and these in turn are closely linked to lifestyle factors. We have learned from research of other chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer that lifestyle factors namely diet, physical activity, cigarette smoking, and body mass index plays a very important role in health outcomes namely cardiovascular events and mortality and kidney diseases are no exception to this rule. Over the next decade, the number of patients with end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis may double, and even developed nations will have difficulty coping with this alarming epidemic. There is an urgent need to highlight the importance of modifiable lifestyle risk factors as a basis for treatment strategies to prevent the development and progression of chronic kidney disease

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