Chronic kidney disease in African American and Mexican American populations.

@article{Tareen2005ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease in African American and Mexican American populations.},
  author={Naureen Tareen and Ashraf Zadshir and David Martins and Deyu Pan and Susanne B. Nicholas and Keith C. Norris},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={97},
  pages={S137-40}
}
African Americans and Mexican Americans suffer from disproportionately high rates of end-stage renal disease in comparison with whites from the United States. An improved understanding of both classic and novel chronic kidney disease risk factors among racial/ethnic minorities may help to facilitate improved prevention, screening, and early intervention strategies for all patients at risk for chronic kidney disease-not only in the United States, but on a global level. The economic implications… CONTINUE READING
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