1. Do not miss any medical appointment.
2.Keep blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar in check . If your numbers are not good, take action and get them to the target range.
3. Test urine for protein and get a blood test for kidney function at least once a year.
4. Stop smoking ---if you do.
5. Eat a healthy balanced diet that is low in fat, salt and sugar with lots of fruit and vegetables.
6. Keep active with gardening or walking.