Chronic kidney disease (CKD) encompasses all degrees of decreased renal function and/or albuminuria, from damaged/at risk through mild, moderate, and severe CKD. CKD is a progressive condition that affects > 10% of the general population worldwide, amounting to > 800 million individuals. In countries around the world, there is a rising incidence and prevalence of kidney failure, with poor outcomes and high cost. CKD is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide, and it is one of a small number of noncommunicable diseases that have shown an increase in associated deaths over the past 2 decades. The high number of affected individuals and the significant adverse impact of CKD highlight the importance of effective prevention and treatment to improve outcomes.
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Cite this: Vecihi Batuman, Patrick Rossignol. Fast Five Quiz: Is Your Knowledge of Chronic Kidney Disease Sufficient? - Medscape - Jul 21, 2022.