WAYS TO MAINTAIN

YOUR KIDNEY HEALTH

• Visiting your doctor early, and regularly.
• Following your doctor's advice.
• Maintaining good blood glucose control if you have diabetes.
• Following your doctor's orders to control your blood pressure, if you have high blood

    pressure.
• Learn the symptoms of kidney disease.
• Take your prescribed medications.
• Take over the counter medications only with the approval of your doctor.
• Taking dietary supplements or vitamins only with the approval of your doctor.
• Seek support.
• Stay positive.
 
For people with early kidney disease, taking these steps may help delay kidney failure.