H&W Am I at Risk? My Kidney Health

Kidneys are a critical part of your health, but how do they work, and how can you keep them healthy?

Anyone can develop kidney disease, but some are at higher risk. Too few Canadians understand the seriousness of kidney disease and the lifelong journey that diagnosis brings. Kidney disease is known as a silent killer; people may not know they have it until it is too late because a significant amount of your kidney function can be lost without any symptoms.

Learn why your kidneys are so important, what your kidneys do, the major causes and risk factors, how to recognize early warning signs of decline, and what you can do to keep your kidneys healthy. We’ll also discuss some types of kidney disease, treatments, and organ donation.