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L C M E D S O C .O R G

CHRONIC
KIDNEY
DISEASE
WHAT YOU NEED
TO KNOW

BY HINA K. TRIVEDI, DO,
NEPHROLOGIST

C

hronic kidney disease(CKD)
is a common diagnosis in the
United States. In fact, 15% of
the American adult population
has CKD. Patients often feel overwhelmed
when informed of their diagnosis. Here, we
review what it means to have chronic kidney
disease. CKD is defined as the kidneys'
inability to perform one or more of their
various jobs, functionally or structurally, for
at least three months.
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