Did You Know?

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a condition that occurs when your kidneys don't work as well as they should to filter waste, toxins and excess fluid from your body. Kidney disease progresses in stages and may eventually lead to kidney failure.

The goal of treating CKD is to best manage your health at every stage, which can help slow progression and keep your kidneys functioning as long as possible. Treatment options for kidney failure include dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Kidney Disease

About 15% of US adults have chronic kidney disease. That's around 30 million people.

Only Need One

Most people are born with 2 kidneys, but you only need 1 to live a healthy life.

60 and Over

Kidney disease affects people of all ages, but those 60 and over are the most likely to develop it.


About 468,000 Americans with kidney failure rely on blood-filtering dialysis treatments to survive.