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Chronic Kidney Disease Independent Sign For Risk Of Death And ERSD

 

Even in patients without diabetes or high blood pressure, the existence of chronic disease alone may be a powerful sign of the risk of death and end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

The findings, published in The Lancet, came from two recent studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium.

According to previous research in theJournal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)the prevalence of chronic kidney disease has risen, party because there has been an increase in the number of people with diabetes and hypertension.

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