Chronic Kidney Disease Disparities: Educational Guide for Primary Care

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This educational guide is intended to foster the development of primary care practice teams to enhance care for vulnerable patients who are at risk of CKD or who have CKD and are at risk of progression of disease or complications. This guide addresses three aspects of care: identification of CKD; treatment and monitoring progression; and delivering patient-centered care. It is meant to inform readers about disparities in the care of patients with CKD, present potential actions that may improve care and suggest other available resources that may be used by primary care practice teams in caring for vulnerable patients.