SHOCKING KIDNEY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE! http://bit.ly/2eBnS8S People don't know they have kidney problems until their kidney disease is stage 3 or 4 with kidney damage so severe they end up on dialysis for life! 1 in every 5 people during their first year on dialysis in the U.S. will DIE! Individuals with CKD are 16 to 40 times more likely to die of kidney failure from complications such as a heart attack or stroke. Kidney disease affects 4 in every 10 people over age 65.