High Point: (336) 887-0038 • Thomasville: (336) 475-5055

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BMI Nephrology

“Good For Your Kidneys!”

Have your Blood Pressure Checked Regularly

High blood pressure contributes to nearly 1,000 deaths per day.

Did You Know?

1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease.

For over 18 years BMI Nephrology has been treating patients with kidney disease, hypertension, cholesterol abnormalities, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, gout, electrolyte abnormalities, and anemia. We provide you with expert personalized care, an excellent support staff, modern advanced treatments, and state-of-the-art technology. Our physicians are fully licensed and certified by the appropriate federal and state agencies and boards.

Major Risk Factors for Kidney Disease:

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Diabetes

The NIH reports that Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease. People with diabetes should have their blood sugar and blood pressure controlled and be tested for kidney disease at least once a year. These steps will also help those who already have diabetic kidney disease to stay healthier and avoid further complications.

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High Blood Pressure

The NIH reports that high blood pressure is the second leading cause of chronic kidney disease. According to a report from the American Heart Association, high blood pressure contributes to nearly 1,000 deaths per day.  For these reasons, it’s important to have your blood pressure checked regularly — and to get appropriate treatment if you have high blood pressure.

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Age 60 and Older

Kidney disease can develop at any time, but those over the age of 60 are more likely to develop kidney disease. According to recent estimates from researchers at Johns Hopkins University, more than 50% of seniors over the age of 75 are believed to have kidney disease.

Check for Kidney Disease With These 2 Simple Steps:

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Urine Test

You could help save your kidneys with a simple urine test. Ask your doctor about Albumin Creatinine Ratio (ACR) which estimates the amount of a type of protein, albumin, that is in your urine.

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Blood Test

The Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) tells how well your kidneys are working to remove wastes from your blood. It is the best way to check kidney function. Over 90 is good, 60-89 should be monitored, less than 60 for 3 months indicates kidney disease.

BMI High Point

BMI High Point
635 North Main Street
High Point, NC 27262
Phone: (336) 887-0038
Fax: (336) 885-8096

BMI Thomasville Location

BMI Thomasville:
25 W. Guilford Street, Suite 2
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: (336) 475-5055
Fax: (336)475-5177

High Point

635 North Main Street
High Point, NC 27262
Phone: (336) 887-0038
Fax: (336) 885-8096

Thomasville

25 W. Guilford Street, Suite 2
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: (336) 475-5055
Fax: (336) 475-5177

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