Florida Kidney Physicians
January 8, 2021

Why is so important to keep your kidneys healthy?

Kidneys are the unsung heroes of our bodies and perform several important jobs.

They control your blood pressure, clean your blood, create urine, and manage Vitamin D production. It’s important to take care of your overall health – and this includes taking care of your kidneys.

Things you can do include:

1) Getting your blood pressure checked regularly and ensuring it stays below the levels recommended by your doctor.

2) Monitoring your blood glucose levels If you have diabetes and ensuring you stay within your targets.

3) Leading an active, healthy lifestyle and maintaining a healthy weight.

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