Significant gaps in kidney disease care worldwide
8 days ago - By Healio
There are vast interregional and intraregional differences in kidney care around the world, with significant gaps in care in both developed and developing countries, according to research recently published in JAMA.According to the researchers, the U.S. has a 14% prevalence rate of chronic kidney disease. Worldwide, one in three people in the general population is at increased risk for the disease. Although an estimated 10% of people have kidney disease, an assessment suggests nine in 10 of those affected are unaware of their condition.
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One in 10 People Worldwide Have Chronic Kidney Disease
8 days ago - By Medscape
Detailed information from 125 countries shows widespread gaps in care, and despite 10% of people in the world having kidney disease, many high-income countries report it is not a priority.
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