Diagnosis & Disease Information

How to Recognize Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a commonly diagnosed condition, affecting approximately 30 million adults in the United States.1 CKD refers to a diverse group of pathologies that result in kidney function decline for at least 3 months.2,3 Kidney disease etiologies are generally classified into 3 categories: prerenal, intrinsic renal, and postrenal. Prerenal disease is marked…

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