Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

The number one cause of kidney disease is diabetes. Understanding this connection is the first step to helping avoid kidney problems. Kidney disease affects one in seven adults in the U.S. The Living with Diabetes, Kidney Care initiative, supported in part by DaVita, can help you improve your lifestyle to manage your health.

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Fight back against CKD

Where are you in your journey? Approximately 1 in 3 adults with diabetes has chronic kidney disease (CKD).[1] Because the symptoms of CKD are often mild and go undetected, it’s critical to understand the risk factors and take necessary steps to protect your health. We are here to help you! 

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  • I'm living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

  • I'm diagnosed with late-stage kidney disease

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When Kidney Function Gets Worse

Late-Stage Kidney Disease

Stage 4 or stage 5 of chronic kidney disease means the kidneys are losing more of their function. Get helpful information on how to manage late-stage kidney disease.

Here is some expert advice from nephrologists that can help you manage advanced CKD along with five things to discuss with your doctor.

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2024 Tour de Cure: Minnesota

Saturday, June 1, 2024
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724 Sibley St NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55413

2024 Tour de Cure: Capital Region

Sunday, June 2, 2024
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448 Charlton Rd, Ballston Spa, NY, 12020

2024 Tour de Cure: Greater NY

Saturday, June 8, 2024
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6038 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY, 11901

2024 Tour de Cure: Michigan

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3001 Earhart Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105

2024 Tour de Cure: Finger Lakes Region

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3325 Marvin Sands Dr, Canandaigua, NY, 14424

Ask the Experts: How to Determine a Healthy Weight for You

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
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Cooking Class: Flatiron Steak Salad with Grilled Corn

Thursday, June 13, 2024
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Ask the Experts: Managing Diabetes and Heart Failure

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Cooking Class: Lemon Chicken and Grilled Summer Veggies

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
07:00 P.M. - 08:00 P.M.

Discover the latest clinical practice recommendations and learn more about the management of diabetic kidney disease with our primary care professional resources below.

2024 Abridged Standards of Care

This collection provides an abridged version of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) Standards of Care in Diabetes—2024 designed especially for primary care professionals.

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Key Resources for Your Journey

View our key resources for your journey.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes & Kidney Health

Dialogue with ADA - What you Need to Know: Diabetes and Kidney Disease
2 months ago
Kidney-Friendly Chicken Wild Rice Asparagus Soup
2 months ago
Kidney Smart® Coffee Talk: Connecting the Dots Between Diabetes and Kidney Disease
2 months ago
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