what is chronic kidney disease

LifeCare Diagnostic

February 28, 2020

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a chronic condition influenced by lifestyle and behaviour. The risk factors for CKD are highly prevalent among the Malaysian, and the number of Malaysians at risk is increasing. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) means a condition that damages one’s kidneys, decreases kidney’s ability to keep one healthy by doing their functions. CKD is a common, life-threatening illness that often goes undetected until very advanced.

A lot of people are not aware that they have kidney disease until it’s severe. If it’s found and treated early, CKD may often be slowed down or stopped.

The Risk Factors For CKD Include:



High blood pressure

Kidney stone

A family history of kidney disease, diabetes or high blood pressure

Above 50 years old

Visit your doctor and get tested today.

KKLIU 1600/2021