March is National Kidney Month. The National Kidney Foundation is calling on all Americans to learn more about the importance of kidney health and take this six step health primer,

The kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over time, the kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn you that your kidneys are in trouble.

The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease. Find more information here.