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Focus on CKD Risk Factors and Themes
Emerging Topics
List of CKD Emerging Topics

Surveillance investigators identify topics where new evidence is emerging.


Research and Publications
Research and publications From the CKD Surveillance Project
Research articles on various CKD topics published by the Surveillance Team as part of the CKD Surveillance project.
Information For Patients
Patient-Focused Information and Resources
Information for people living with kidney disease, or at risk of developing kidney disease, and their friends and family members.
American Kidney Health Initiative (AAKH)
NKF - Advancing American Health Initiative

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.

Citation And Version

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System—United States.

website: https://nccd.cdc.gov/CKD/


  • Date Site Last Updated: October 20, 2020
  • Current Site Version: 7.0



Spotlight on Indicators

Chronic Kidney Disease Prevalence Is Higher in Older Adults  - September 2020

Sleep Problems Are More Common in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease  - August 2020

Fewer Than a Third of Patients With High Blood Pressure Are Tested for Urine Albumin in Clinical Practice  - May 2020

Patient Primary Care Resources

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 2020
Healthy People 2020 Logo

Healthy People 2020 provides national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Fourteen (14) objectives focus on kidney disease, including end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Several indicators from the CKD Surveillance System provide related information for these objectives.

CKD Fact Sheet and Initiative

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.

Get Information about Chronic Kidney Disease
New Indicators
Calculate Your Risk of CKD
Health Disparities in CKD
Disparities Explorer for CKD outcomes

Explore evidence of disparity in CKD outcomes using the Disparities Explorer:

Examination of Population Differences


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