Understanding Kidney Disease

CKD is a serious and life-altering illness that is persistent, progressive, and irreversible. The Keryx team works with passion to advance the care of people with this serious disease.

30 Million American Adults have Chronic Kidney Disease


Did You Know?

~15% (1 in 7)

U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease of varying levels of severity

~4.8 million

People in the U.S. with chronic kidney disease are anemic




  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017,  https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/kidney_factsheet.pdf
  2. Stauffer ME, et al. Prevalence of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease in the United States. PLoS One. 2014;9:e84943
  3. Saran R, Robinson B, Abbott KC, et al. US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United State. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017;69(3Suppl1): S1-S688.
  4. International Society of Nephrology. Kidney Int. 2012;2:279-335.
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