10 Facts About the Excretory System
1. Our blood passes through our kidney's 300 times a day.

2. our nephrons can clean our blood within 45 minutes.

3. Everyday our nephrons send 6 cups of urine to our bladder.

4. over 40 autralians die each day from kidney failure.

5. Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders experience excessive death and disability due to CKD (Chronic Kidney Disorder)

6. 1 in 3 adults are at increased risk of devoloping CKD.

7. 11.3% of all deaths in Australia are due to Kidney Failure.

8. Every day 6 Austrailans commence expensive dialysis or transplantation to stay alive.

9. Approximately 2,000,000 Australians may be effected by early-stage kidney disease and they don't even know it.

10. 1 in 7 adults have at least one clinical sign of existing CKD.


By: Leah Burrows