By: Kidney Club @ UChicago
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How to Maintain Healthy Kidneys:
Maintain your blood pressure in a range recommended by your physician.
Maintain your cholesterol in a range recommended by your physician.
Avoid a sedentary lifestyle and remain active.
Ensure an adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables.
Minimize intake of foods with high salt concentrations.
Take the medication recommended by your physician at the appropriate times and with the correct dosage.
Get tested regularly for chronic kidney disease. Early detection may allow for treatment that minimizes adverse effects.