What do you know about metabolic acidosis and chronic kidney disease?
This short quiz can help you understand why people with CKD have increased risk for metabolic acidosis, and why and how metabolic acidosis makes kidney disease worse.
Want to learn the basics of metabolic acidosis? Check out the Metabolic Acidosis A-to-Z page.
Facts about Metabolic Acidosis
The fact sheet contains interesting facts and statistics about metabolic acidosis and CKD.
The infographic below that explains metabolic acidosis, illustrating why and how metabolic acidosis happens in CKD, the health problems it causes, and how it makes CKD worse.
What factors predict your level of risk for developing kidney failure and what can you do to reduce some of that risk?
Find information here about the risk factors for developing kidney failure and how to reduce that risk. Learn about metabolic acidosis is explained, and why its treatment is integral to achieving the overall goal of slowing the progression of CKD and preventing or delaying the onset of kidney failure. Link to Resources
There’s also an app called Neph + that calculates your individual risk for developing kidney failure within the next 2 year and 5-year periods. This app also contains information on metabolic acidosis and other risk factors for kidney failure, along with guidance on how you can reduce those risks.
Get information on how to download the new Neph+ App on your Android or iOS device.
Neph+ for iOS
Neph+ for Android