Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: A Case Presentation

Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: A Case Presentation

Identification: nnj_ma07A5
Issue: March-April 2007
Volume: Vol. 34, No. 2

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Goal: Recognize and reduce exposure to both traditional and nontraditional renal-related cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with CKD.
  2. Identify traditional and nontraditional renal-related risk factos for development of CVD.
  3. List interventions that are known to reduce the risk of CVD development in patients with CKD.


Note: This article is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Roche. The manuscript has undergone peer review. The information does not necessarily reflect the opinions of ANNA or the sponsor.

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