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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