Screening for Albuminuria
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Designed for rapid, convenient, point-of-care intervention. With a few quick taps, you will:
•Evaluate diabetic patients for albuminuria and chronic kidney disease (CKD)
•Use evidence-based strategies to assess and treat
•Access an interactive, clinical action plan that can be individualized for your patients
Simple, quick, and organized by:
•What is Albuminuria?
•Why screen for albuminuria in high risk patients?
•When to screen
•How to screen
•Follow-up using a simple, interactive decision-making algorithm
•Facts about albuminuria, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease
Facts About Chronic Kidney Disease
•Kidney disease is common, harmful, and treatable.
•26 million American have kidney disease – but most do not know they have it. Millions more are at increased risk.
•High risk groups include those with diabetes, hypertension, and a family history of kidney disease. African Americans, Hispanics, Asian or Pacific Islanders, Native Americans and seniors are also at increased risk.
•Early detection can slow the progression of kidney disease.
•Once kidneys fail, patients need dialysis or a transplant to survive.
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
By supporting the National Kidney Foundation, you directly influence and positively impact the lives of those at risk for kidney disease, those living with chronic kidney disease, and those who care for and about them.
Learn more at www.kidney.org
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Updated to reflect the 2012 KDIGO CKD Guidelines and the new 2014 KDOQI commentary. Minor edits and graphics.