Comprehensive public health strategies for preventing the development, progression, and complications of CKD: report of an expert panel convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

@article{Levey2009ComprehensivePH,
  title={Comprehensive public health strategies for preventing the development, progression, and complications of CKD: report of an expert panel convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.},
  author={Andrew S. Levey and Anton C. Schoolwerth and Nilka R{\'i}os Burrows and Desmond E. Williams and Karma Rabon Stith and William McClellan},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={522-35}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a public health threat in the United States, with increasing prevalence, high costs, and poor outcomes. More widespread effort at the prevention, early detection, evaluation, and management of CKD and antecedent conditions could prevent complications of decreased kidney function, slow the progression of kidney disease to kidney failure, and reduce cardiovascular disease risk. In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched an initiative on… CONTINUE READING

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