Diabetes and hypertension are the two leading causes of CKD!
In Singapore, 1 in 9 adults suffer from diabetes and 1 in 4 people (aged 30-69years) have hypertension and the statistics are equally worrying globally. It is critical for these patients to keep aware of the high risk of CKD onset.
As kidney disease can be hard to be detected in its early stages, patients should work closely with their doctors to observe any significant changes in their health. We believe prevention is always the most effective strategy, so read on to find out what are some of the ways diabetic and hypertensive patients can prevent kidney disease!