Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease in the United States. About 30 percent of patients with Type 1 diabetes and 10 to 40 percent of those with Type 2 diabetes will suffer from kidney failure. There are currently about 180,000 people living with kidney failure as a result of diabetes. Additional risks include individuals with high blood pressure, a family history of kidney disease and being a person of color. Learn more about kidney disease.
April 24, 2017 all-day