It's easy to dismiss the kidneys as little organs that simply rid
the body of waste by making urine. In fact, the kidneys also play
a big role in regulating blood pressure, and in the
metabolism of vitamin D and calcium. Kidney disease is common,
and it often leads to anemia, hypertension, and bone disease.
Kidney disease also boosts the risk of heart disease and
premature death. With these simple measures, you can protect your
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