Kidney disease

Veteran – Centric Viewpoint: Did you know that the prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is estimated to be 34% higher among veterans versus the general population due to the existence of significant co-morbidity associated with Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension?  The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) estimates that among these veterans, 40,000 CKD patients rely on dialysis or are waiting for a kidney transplant to remain alive.

 

 

For this WIKI, please think about state of kidney disease in the United States and around the world. Visit the link below which will take you to the World Kidney Day web-page.

Browse around the site and select and write about one area on the site that interests you or that may answer a clinical question you had about kidney disease in your hospital rotations.

http://www.worldkidneyday.org/2018-campaign

 

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