Goal: To provide an overview of modifiable risk factors for CKD in African Americans of both genders with metabolic syndrome.
Explain metabolic syndrome as it relates to CKD.
Describe the CKD risk factors in metabolic syndrome.
Outline this current study's method and results.
Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Acknowledgment: This work was partially supported by funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH (1U01 HL079156-01) and PHS Grant M01-RR00039, NIH, National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), Emory General Clinical Research Center, and Grant Number 5P20RR11104 from the NIH National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), Morehouse School of Medicine, Clinical Research Center. "The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NCRR or NIH."