Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a pathological status characterized by decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) due to various reasons and with potentially fatal outcome. It affects more than 25 % of the population aged 60 years or older in the United States. The most common causes of CKD are diabetes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Metabolism of Human Diseases: Organ Physiology and Pathophysiology|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2014|
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