Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans

@article{Norris2008ImplicationsOE,
  title={Implications of ethnicity for the treatment of hypertensive kidney disease, with an emphasis on African Americans},
  author={Keith C. Norris and Naureen G Tareen and David Martins and Nosratola D. Vaziri},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={538-549}
}
The recognition of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as an important public health issue has fostered an increasing number of strategies to increase CKD awareness and to reduce both the prevalence and the complications of CKD. Despite these advances, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and cardiovascular events remain the major complications of CKD. Although the ESRD epidemic is attributed in greater part to the increasing rate of diabetes, hypertension remains the second most common reported cause of… CONTINUE READING

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