Archives for kidney awareness month

How to Prevent Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness of kidney disease and promote healthy kidney function. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often referred to as a “silent disease” because it rarely presents any symptoms during the early stages. As many as 90% of Americans who have CKD are unaware they have the disease until it has reached an advanced stage. The earlier you find out you have kidney disease, the sooner you can take steps to protect your kidneys from further damage. Freedom Home Care is here to help with chronic disease management.   Risk Factors Preventing
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March Is National Kidney Month!

March is Kidney Awareness Month! You might be wondering: why is kidney awareness important? 1 in 3 Americans is at high risk for kidney disease due to common factors such as family health history, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Since over 30 million Americans are already diagnosed with kidney disease, we at Freedom Home Care want to encourage you to raise awareness on National Kidney Month and be sure to give your kidneys an annual checkup. Read more below on how to protect your kidneys. Schedule A Checkup If you haven’t already scheduled an annual checkup this year, now is the perfect
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