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Amcal and Guardian introduce KidneyCheck program

A new self-management program that will enable Australians to monitor the health of their kidneys has been introduced at Amcal and Guardian pharmacies.

The KidneyCheck program is aimed at people who have been diagnosed with diabetes or high blood pressure, and allows users to check their urine for protein – one of the first signs of kidney damage.