A population-based survey of Chronic REnal Disease In Turkey—the CREDIT study

@inproceedings{Sleymanlar2011APS,
  title={A population-based survey of Chronic REnal Disease In Turkey—the CREDIT study},
  author={G{\"u}ltekin S{\"u}leymanlar and Cengiz Utaş and Turgay Arinsoy and Kenan Ateş and B{\"u}lent Altun and Mehmet Riza Alt{\'i}parmak and Tevfik Ecder and Mehmet Emin Yilmaz and Taner Çamsari and Ali Başçi and Kamil Serdengeçti},
  booktitle={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing health problem worldwide that leads to end-stage kidney failure and cardiovascular complications. We aimed to determine the prevalence of CKD in Turkey, and to evaluate relationships between CKD and cardiovascular risk factors in a population-based survey. METHODS Medical data were collected through home visits and interviews. Serum creatinine, blood glucose, total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and uric acid were determined from 12-h… CONTINUE READING