*One should begin with monitoring blood pressure and controlling weight and then move on to the rest of the kidney–healthy tips.
*Monitor blood pressure and cholesterol.
*Don’t overuse over–the–counter painkillers.
*Monitor blood glucose.
*Get an annual physical exam.
*Know if chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes or heart disease runs in your family. If so, you may be at risk.
*Follow a healthy diet.
*Get tested for chronic kidney disease if you’re at risk.