Chronic Kidney Disease (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
Some of the things that lead to chronic kidney disease are related to your age and your genetic makeup. You may be able to control other things that increase your risk, such as dietary habits and exercise.
Things you cannot control
The main risk factors for chronic kidney disease are:
Things you may be able to control
You may be able to slow the progression of chronic kidney disease and prevent or delay kidney failure by controlling things that increase your risk of kidney damage, such as:
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