Chronic Kidney Disease Definition, Stages, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Management.

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What Is Chronic Kidney Disease? CKD is defined as abnormalities of kidney structure or function, present for > 3 months, with implications for health. CKD is classified based on Cause, GFR category (G1-G5), and Albuminuria. In the United States, 37 million Americans (15% of adults) were estimated to have CKD in 2018. What are the […]