About Chronic Kidney Disease

Getting diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is life changing, but there are treatments for every stage to help manage your health—and allow you to thrive.


Learn as much as you can about your kidneys and the condition so you’ll know what to do and what to expect.

Get the facts on CKD

The more you learn about chronic kidney disease, the better equipped you’ll be to manage your kidney health. Find out the top 10 things you should know.
Learn about CKD

Boost your kidney IQ

Learn how your kidneys function—and the crucial roles they play in keeping you healthy.


Discover how kidneys work

Are you at risk? 

There are many factors that can put you at greater risk for CKD—other health conditions, family history, ethnicity and lifestyle. Learn your risks—and what you can do.
Find out about CKD risk factors

After a CKD diagnosis

Getting diagnosed with CKD can be a surprise. Learn 5 steps you can take to help you process the news, get informed and figure out what’s next.


Know what to expect

Great ways to cope

There are steps you can take at every stage of CKD to better manage your health and keep living a full life. Learn strategies for taking care of yourself physically and emotionally.
Get tips for managing CKD

Eat for your health

Making smart food choices when you’re living with CKD can help you preserve your best health at whatever stage you’re in.


Dig into tips for CKD nutrition

Newly diagnosed? Get in the know.

Take our free class on understanding chronic kidney disease, managing your health and evaluating your treatment options.

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