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Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease

diabetes  patients  high blood pressure  Blood Glucose  Kidney Disease  Polycystic Kidney Disease  chronic kidney disease  general public  blood sugar  CKD  Acute Kidney Injury  AKI  Glomerular Disease  PKD  CKD causes 

Overview of the main causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD), including diabetes and high blood pressure, glomerular diseases, and polycystic kidney disease.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | NSAID-Avoidance Education inCommunity Pharmacies for Patients at High Risk for Acute KidneyInjury, Upstate New York, 2011 - CDC

CDC  Patient Education  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  chronic kidney disease  Community Pharmacist  Acute Kidney Injury  NSAID Avoidance 

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are frequently associated with community-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI), a strong risk factor for development and progression of chronic kidney disease. Using access to prescription medication profiles, pharmacists can identify patients at high risk for NSAID-induced AKI. The primary objective of this analysis was to evaluate the effectiveness of a community pharmacy–based patient education program on patient knowledge of NSAID-associated renal safety concerns.

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