Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure, accounting for nearly 44 percent of new cases.Even when diabetes is controlled, the disease can lead to CKD and kidney failure. Most people with #diabetes do not develop CKD that is severe enough to progress to kidney failure. Nearly 24 million people in the United States have diabetes, 2 and nearly 180,000 people are living with #kidney failure as a result of diabetes. #NIH #NIDDK
People who have kidney failure get disheartened and it is obvious too because kidney failure may lead to death. Vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, weakness, fatigue, decrease in urine output, difficulty in sleeping, high blood pressure, swelling in ankle and feet, chest pain may also result because of accumulation of fluid around lining of heart and shortness of breath if fluid accumulates in lungs, are the symptoms associated with the kidney failure
March is National Kidney Month, which means that it is time to spread awareness about the risks of kidney disease and how you can keep your kidneys healthy! Ever since 2011, kidney disease has ranked as the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. Incredibly, there are more than 20 million adults in the U.S. that are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and yet most of these people have no idea that their kidneys are in danger.