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Family Reunion Health Guide

This guide will help you talk to your family about kidney disease and its connection to diabetes and high blood pressure, two leading causes of kidney failure which affects African Americans more than other groups.

Review Date: February 19, 2013

NIH National Kidney Disease Education Program

What African Americans with Diabetes or High Blood Pressure Need to Know

Diabetes and high blood pressure can damage the kidneys and lead to kidney disease. African Americans have a higher rate of kidney failure than any other group of people. Learn how you can take preventive measures to guard against kidney disease.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

NIH National Kidney Disease Education Program