Interesting Facts of Kidneys



Kidneys filter your entire blood 60 times per day


Kidneys filter 120ml of blood a minute


Kidneys filter a total of 180 litres of blood a day


Kidneys excrete approximately 1 litre of urine per day


Chronic kidney disease occurrence has increased by 16% over the last decade – this mainly due to an aging population and the increase of diabetes, hypertension and obesity. 


The kidneys are fantastic at compensating – a loss of 75% of kidney tissue equates to a fall in glumerular filtration rate (GFR) of only 50%

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