Treatment of the underlying disorders may help prevent or delay development of chronic renal failure. Diabetics should control blood sugar and blood pressure closely and should refrain from smoking.

  1. Protect yourself from diabetes and high blood pressure
  2. Maintain a healthy weight
  3. Eat a healthy diet
  4. Keep physically active
  5. Stop smoking
  6. Know the warning signs for kidney disease
  7. Schedule regular check-ups with your healthcare provider