Did you know that 1 in 10 Canadians has kidney disease?
Because there are often no symptoms until kidney disease is quite advanced, many people aren’t aware that they have the disease until they’ve already lost most of their kidney function.
That is why screening and early detection are so important.
Some people are at higher risk of kidney disease and should have their kidney function tested by their physician or health care provider, even if they feel well.
Take 10 minutes to answer these 10 questions. The answers will help you know if you should talk to your doctor about having your kidney function checked.
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