Women’s health and chronic kidney disease

Womens health and chronic kidney disease - Kidney Care UK

Women’s health and chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) can affect anyone. In the United Kingdom, the leading causes of CKD are diabetes and high blood pressure - diseases which affect both men and women. This leaflet is about how CKD affects women in particular and also how certain aspects of women’s health can affect CKD.

Publication date: 12/2023

Review date: 12/2026

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