|Photo of nephrons by eLife Journal.|
The Dunedin longitudinal study showed that research participants with higher creatinine clearance levels had better health overall.
Nevertheless, kidney function does slow down a little as we age.
However, not every older adult is destined for kidney dialysis.
This post is part of a series on biomarkers of health and longevity.
Monitoring kidney function is important.
[Note: This post does not offer medical advice; its purpose is only to increase awareness. If you have any concerns about your kidney health, please see a licensed medical professional.]