Free copies of the NKDEP
Family Reunion Health Guide are available here: http://nkdep.
Research Funding: This study was supported by a subcontract from University of Pennsylvania (5-U01-DK-060990-10, subaward 554511) funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH and coordinated by the NKDEP
There is an ongoing effort by the NKDEP
and IFCC to standardize the measurement and reporting of urinaryalbumin that promises to clarifythese issues in the near future (5, 50).
To view the NKDEP
Spanish-language Web site, and to download or order the brochure, go to www.
With either the mean bias with SRM 967-1 or the mean bias for healthy individuals, in conjunction with CV estimates based on either the within-procedure imprecision for SRM 967-1 obtained in this study or with the within-procedure/among-laboratories CV from the CAP Comprehensive Chemistry Survey C-B (2011), the total allowable error of all commercial procedures was within the recommendations of the NKDEP
LWG (1) (see online Supplemental Fig.
will evaluate the effectiveness of the pilot program by measuring changes in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices through 2 surveys, one before the launch, the second a year later.
Gladstone of NKDEP
, +1-301-435-8116, GladstoneE@mail.
polled more than 2,000 African Americans aged 30 and older living in Atlanta; Baltimore; Cleveland; and Jackson, Mississippi, in April 2003, shortly before local coalitions launched a year-long pilot program (http://www.
The commutability of SRM 967 was then verified in a study organized by the NKDEP
currently suggests that laboratories should report estimated GFR using the original 4-variable MDRD Study equation (Table 2, equation 2), even without IDMS-traceable calibration of [S.
In their recommendations to health professionals (2), the NKDEP
suggested determining an eGFR, as well as measuring a spot urine albumin /creatinine ratio, in patients at high risk for kidney disease, i.
This accords well with a separate survey of 600 primary care providers by NKDEP
who were provided another vignette and asked at what concentration of serum creatinine a 65-year-old white woman with diabetes and hypertension would have CKD.