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Medical Community | Primary Care Providers

Primary Care Providers Are Key In Prevention and Early Detection of CKD

The earlier kidney disease is detected, the better the chance of slowing or stopping its progression. As a Patient Care Provider (PCP), you can help ensure better patient outcomes by identifying at-risk patients, screening patients for CKD, and promoting patient CKD health literacy.

CKD Background

Overview, Stages, Symptoms, Prevention

CKD Screening

CKD Risk Checklist

  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • a family history of chronic kidney disease
  • older age

Screening Tests

  1. Blood pressure measurement
  2. Urine test for protein
  3. Blood test for creatinine, used to calculate GFR

GFR Calculator (Adult) | GFR Calculator (Pediatric)

Find a Nephrologist

Primary Care Physician Web Links

Patient Education Web Links

Satellite Resources for You and Your Patients

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The technicians at Satellite Dialysis are great. They are always explaining, step by step, each procedure professionally and clearly, but somehow always managing to console me or make me laugh.”
– Patient