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Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
Fact - 1 in 3 Americans over age 20 - 73 million people - are at risk for kidney disease due to:
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NKF provided an educational workshop for primary care providers (PCPs), who are taking care of the growing number of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
PCPs are often the first to identify patients with CKD and there’s only 1 nephrologist for every 2,800 patients with moderate CKD in the US. The well-attended program was divided by 3 leading nephrologists and a family practitioner to speak about the urgency of CKD as a growing public health problem, the role of the primary care provider, and the challenges of the PCP co-managing patients with the nephrologist.
Practical Guidance for Practitioner. KDOQI Commentaries point out areas of controversy and uncertainty set the stage for the us audience to understand the applicability of an international guideline. Examples of previously published commentaries can be read here.