|Baxter Celebrates World Kidney Day|
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Knowing your risk factors and making lifestyle changes can help prevent chronic kidney disease
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“Most people don’t realize that your kidneys play a vital role in your
health, from filtering toxins from your blood to regulating blood
Kidney disease is often called a ‘silent disease’ because it does not always present symptoms. Kidney disease is a lifetime condition and does not go away, but some types of kidney disease can be treated—especially when caught early—which is why it is so important to recognize risk factors and early symptoms. Watch this video to learn more about kidney disease.
“If I only knew then what I know now regarding the impact of my choices
on my kidneys, I would have made different decisions in the past,” said
Baxter has a long legacy of supporting the kidney disease community, and
has been a sponsor of World Kidney Day for many years. Baxter and the
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
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