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Dialogue on Diversity: Kidney Disease & The American Kidney Fund. Dialogue on Diversity:. Why Kidney Disease?. What is the problem?. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Affects 31 million people in the U.S. Permanent damage to the kidneys Increases a person’s risk for Heart disease Anemia

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Dialogue on diversity kidney disease the american kidney fund

Dialogue on Diversity:

Kidney Disease

&

The American Kidney Fund


Why kidney disease

Dialogue on Diversity:

Why Kidney Disease?


What is the problem

What is the problem?

  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)

    • Affects 31 million people in the U.S.

    • Permanent damage to the kidneys

    • Increases a person’s risk for

      • Heart disease

      • Anemia

      • Bone disease

      • Stroke

    • Usually no signs or symptoms


Who is at risk

Who is at risk?

  • Those most at risk for CKD:

    • Have diabetes

    • Have high blood pressure

    • Have heart disease

    • Have a family history of CKD

    • Are over 60 years old

    • Are African American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American


What can we do

What can we do?

  • Raise awareness

  • Screen

  • Refer to resources


What is akf doing

Dialogue on Diversity:

What Is AKF Doing?


Raising awareness

Raising Awareness

  • Educational materials

    • Learn it! Check it! Live it! toolkit

  • Professional education

    • Online courses

  • Website (www.kidneyfund.org)

    • Social networking

  • Kidney Action Days

    • Screenings


Screening

Screening

  • Screenings typically check

    • Blood pressure

    • Glucose

    • Kidney function

  • Screening is done via

    • Finger stick or blood draw

    • Urine test


Resource referral

Resource Referral

  • Follow up with screening participants

    • Mail results

    • Link to medical care

  • HelpLine

    • Information

    • Financial assistance


Questions

Dialogue on Diversity:

Questions?


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