Kidney Disease Risk Factors

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Prediabetes: Those with prediabetes, more than 2.6 million people in Michigan, are at high risk for developing diabetes.

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Type 2 Diabetes: 10.4 % of Michigan adults 18+ or more than 799,000 people

• Source: Michigan Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System


41% of those newly diagnosed with ESRD in Michigan also have diabetes

• Source: United States Renal Data System (USRDS)


Hypertension: 1 in 3 adults age 20+ have high blood pressure in Michigan

• Source: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) High Blood Pressure Fact Sheet


Obesity: 31.2% of the state's adult population is obese and 66.3% are overweight or obese

• Source: CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Michigan 2015


Family History: After the exclusion of patients with ESRD due to hereditary disorders and urologic causes, nearly 23% of incident dialysis patients had close relatives with ESRD.

• Source: Kazancioglu, 2013