Screenings

 
 

Early detection may delay or prevent the onset of kidney disease altogether. Click on the links below for more information on NKFH's screenings and outreach programs.

 Why are these screenings being offered?
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of kidney disease (>20 million Americans).
  • One out of three adult Americans are at risk for chronic kidney disease, here in Hawaii, one our of two are at risk
  • Many people don't know they have kidney disease. There are sometimes no symptoms until late stages.
  • African American, Japanese, Filipino, Chinese, Hispanic, Native American, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders are at an increased risk for developing kidney disease.