Kidney Disease Risk Factors

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Prediabetes: Those with prediabetes, more than 2.7 million people in Michigan, are at high risk for developing diabetes.

• Source: American Diabetes Association

Diabetes: 1.09 million people in Michigan have type 2 diabetes. 

• Source: American Diabetes Association

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: 2019 BRFSS Data


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