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Study: Chronic Kidney Disease on the Rise in Those With Diabetes – Prevention Magazine

Saturday, 22 October, 2022

Study: Chronic Kidney Disease on the Rise in Those With Diabetes – Prevention Magazine

A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine found that the rate of chronic kidney disease in the U.S. has markedly increased in recent years, along with increased rates of diabetes.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in people with diabetes. Approximately 1 in 3 adults with diabetes has CKD, and any type (including type 1 and type 2 diabetes) can spur kidney disease.

Less than 10% of patients with early-stage kidney disease are aware they have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)—knowledge is crucial because early intervention is pivotal in reducing the disease’s progression. So it may not come as a surprise that the prevalence of kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant more than doubled to nearly 800,000 persons in the U.S. between 2000 and 2019, with diabetes as the leading cause.

Read more at: https://www.prevention.com/health/health-conditions/a41694181/study-chronic-kidney-disease-linked-diabetes/

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