Chronic Kidney Disease | Current Treatment | US | 2016

The United States has seen a dramatic rise in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its sequelae—namely, diabetes and hypertension. Patients with CKD are typically co-managed by many different physician types, including nephrologists, endocrinologists, and primary care physicians (PCPs). Understanding referrals patterns between these physicians for both early- and late-stage CKD patients generates greater insight into patient management, including treatment and prescribing practices. This content stream explores how early- and late-stage CKD-ND patients are referred, co-managed, diagnosed, and treated.

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