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Screening for chronic kidney disease: Consumer fact sheet

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  • Website: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Older age, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and a family history put you at higher risk for kidney disease. There is not enough evidence to weigh the benefits and harms of screening for kidney disease among adults who don't have diabetes, high blood pressure or symptoms of kidney disease.

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CKD, urine albumin, serum creatinine, kidney failure, kidney damage

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Rated on: 8/24/2017 4:18:43 PM

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