RISK OF PROGRESSION
Your eGFR may remain stable while your kidneys are growing
Kidney function (eGFR)
Slide the green dot above to see the growth of kidney size over time.
"How do I know if I’m at high risk of
faster disease progression?"
You may be at higher risk for faster disease progression if you:
Important facts to know about ADPKD progression and race:
- Black patients may be at higher risk for how quickly ADPKD progresses over time
- These higher risk patients may reach end-stage kidney disease at a younger age
- Other factors, like high blood pressure, diabetes, or the sickle cell trait, may mask a potential ADPKD diagnosis in Black patients
That’s why it’s important to reach out to your doctor if you think you may have ADPKD and are at higher risk for faster disease progression.
Experience disease progression through the eyes of real people with ADPKD
ADPKD=autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; BMI=body mass index.
THINK YOU COULD BE AT RISK FOR faster DISEASE PROGRESSION?