Healthy vs. unhealthy kidneys: The stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

CKD is defined as abnormalities of kidney structure or function, present for >3 months, with implications for health and CKD is classified based on cause, glomerular filtration rate category, and albuminaria category (CGA). The infographic below explains the role of the kidneys and the disease stages used to characterise patients with reduced kidney function. It also provides more details about dialysis and how this treatment can be used to manage hyperphosphatemia.

What do the kidneys do?

What is Chronic Kidney Disease?

What does it mean if you are a patient on dialysis?

What is hyperphosphataemia?

What can you do if you are affected by CKD?

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