Risk factors for Chronic kidney disease
What are the risk factors for developing Chronic kidney disease?
Risk factors for Chronic kidney disease include:
• Cardiovascular disease
• Multisystem diseases with potential kidney involvement such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
• Family history of kidney failure
• History of and recovery from Acute Kidney Injury
• Metabolic syndrome
• Frequent urinary tract infections
• Kidney stones
• Lower urinary tract obstruction
• Reduction in kidney mass
• Low birth weight
• Exposure to nephrotoxic drugs
Socioeconomic risk factors associated with Chronic kidney disease are age, U.S. ethnic minorities (African Americans, American Indian, Hispanics), and exposure to certain chemicals or environmental conditions.