Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD, is now being well recognized as a major risk factor for cardiovascular events.
When smoking is combined with CKD, it amplifies the risk for progression to total kidney failure and to major cardiovascular events.
Do not underestimate the risk to your health of Chronic Kidney Disease. Take it seriously. It is not just a number on blood test, even though you have no symptoms. IT IS A MAJOR RISK.
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For Providers: Clinical Practice Guidelines for CKD