A to Z Health Guide

Mineral and Bone Disorder: Resources for Patients

Mineral and Bone Disorder: if you have kidney disease or kidney failure

This brochure focuses on the impact of early stage CKD on bone health, the disease cascade and consequences of CKD mineral and bone disorder (MBD), the connection between CKD-MBD and heart disease, and the difference between osteoporosis and CKD-MBD. It also discusses pertinent tests and biochemical markers, as well as treatment strategies.

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Are you at risk for bone disease due to your kidney disease?

This short quiz is designed to help patients understand the increased risk of bone disease in CKD, as well as the causes. After completing the quiz, patients will have a better understanding of the role vitamin D deficiency plays in secondary hyperparathyroidism and CKD mineral and bone disorder, as well as the importance of knowing their vitamin D level and how it might impact their health status.

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Patient Teaching Pad

This is a take home sheet for clinicians to give to patients when teaching them about CKD stage 3-4 about secondary hyperparathyroidism, Vitamin D deficiency, and CKD Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD). To be used in conjunction with the Clinician Teaching Card.

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Facts about Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Vitamin D Deficiency

This fact sheet is designed to raise awareness about the link between reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and vitamin D deficiency. It also contains interesting facts and statistics about CKD-MBD.

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Mineral and Bone Disorder Poster

This poster includes information about secondary hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, and CKD-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD). It is for patients with CKD stages 3-4.

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