Better informing older patients with kidney failure in an era of patient-centered care.

@article{Ladin2015BetterIO,
  title={Better informing older patients with kidney failure in an era of patient-centered care.},
  author={Keren Ladin and Daniel E Weiner},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2015},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={
          372-4
        }
}
Since 2000, the adjusted prevalence of end-stage renal disease in the United States has increased 31% for patients aged 65-74 years and 48% for those aged 75 and older, a growth rate 2 to 3 times higher than that seen among younger adults. With increasing rates of diabetes, obesity, and chronic kidney disease (CKD), the growing number of older adults confronting kidney failure in the United States and worldwide constitutes a significant public health concern. For many, treatment with… CONTINUE READING

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