Goal: Recognize and reduce exposure to both traditional and nontraditional renal-related cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Discuss the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with CKD.
Identify traditional and nontraditional renal-related risk factos for development of CVD.
List interventions that are known to reduce the risk of CVD development in patients with CKD.
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