Fiona’s kidney function has been deteriorating for the past 3 years. She sees specialist renal consultants. Her doctor monitors her blood pressure and blood lipids as having chronic kidney disease increases the risk of developing ischaemic heart disease.
“While we were talking about my blood pressure and cholesterol medication I realised that I also needed to exercise, as exercise plays a big part in both of these conditions. I walk and swim, and it’s really good to know that I am doing something positive for my health instead of just leaving it tablets.”