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How Much Do You Know About Kidney Health?

1. How much blood do your kidneys filter daily?
2. Your kidneys are part of which system in your body?
3. What is the most common cause of kidney disease?
4. How do most kidney-damaging diseases affect the kidneys?
5. Which of these races is the most likely to have high blood pressure, which contributes to kidney failure?
6. Which of these over-the-counter (OTC) medicines can damage the kidneys?
7. If you have decreased kidney function, you should monitor which of these in your diet?
8. The most common kind of kidney stone occurs as a result of a chemical reaction that causes urine to crystallize. Which type of stones make up the majority of those that develop?

Medical Reviewers:

  • Felson, Sabrina, MD
  • Sather, Rita, RN
  • Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN, MSN, RN