martes, 23 de diciembre de 2014

News You Can Use: Chronic Kidney Disease Statistics

News You Can Use: Chronic Kidney Disease Statistics


News You Can Use: Chronic Kidney Disease Statistics  

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Currently more than 1 in 10 adults have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Adults with diabetes or high blood pressure have a higher risk of developing CKD.
Get the latest statistics you need in an easier-to-use format for both CKD and kidney failure. Visit the updated CKD Initiative website to see the Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System for:
  • Detailed trends on 7 different topics, including CKD incidence, prevalence, awareness, risk factors, health consequences, quality of care, and health care system capacity.  
  • The largest comprehensive collection of CKD data, with more than 3,000 downloadable charts, including nearly 50 charts with data up to 2012.  
  • Measures that align with 10 different CKD-related Healthy People 2020 goals.  
  • Specific calculation of measures from 23 data sources, including the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Medicare, and the Veterans Health System.  
  • Descriptions of the most important stories behind the trends, targeted at public health audiences.         
  • Additional focus on risk factors for CKD, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and acute kidney injury.
  • Data about vulnerable populations, including children and adolescents, Native Americans,people with polycystic kidney disease, and those who have received a solid organ transplant.  
Share this information with your partners and get the latest facts now.
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