Surveillance investigators identify topics where new evidence is emerging.
On July 10, 2019 the Executive Order announced the launch of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services American Kidney Health Initiative,
which aims to reduce the risk of kidney failure, improve access to and quality of person-centered treatment options, and increase access to kidney transplants.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System—United States.
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Many patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are managed in the primary care setting.
Current estimates of CKD awareness indicate that provider level awareness remains low.
Highlighting topics for primary care providers is vital for their work on risk factor modification
to delay CKD progression and prevent complications.
Find topics of interest about the primary care and prevention of CKD
Healthy People provides national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
Several indicators from the CKD Surveillance System provide related information for the Healthy People CKD objectives.
Healthy People Website
View national estimates and general information regarding CKD in the United States.
The Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative is designed to provide comprehensive public health strategies for promoting kidney health.
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