NKDEP

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NKDEPNational Kidney Disease Education Program
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NKDEP works in collaboration with a wide range of government and nonprofits and health care organizations to raise awareness among people at risk for chronic kidney disease about the need for the tests that we mentioned, to educate people with CKD about how to manage their disease.
(10.) NKDEP National Kidney Disease Education Program.
On the other hand, the American NKDEP recommends reporting GFR values till the value of 60 mL/min/1.73[m.sup.2] and values >60 mL/min/1.73[m.sup.2] will be reported as [greater than or equal to]60 mL/min/1.73[m.sup.2] and not as the exact number for the reasons stated above.
A free Kidney Connection Guide containing fact sheets about diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease is available free from NKDEP online at www.nkdep.nih.gov/familyreunion
On the national front, the NIH has launched the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP), and provides its own Web site where readers can compute their GFRs: www.nkdep.nih.gov.
Enzymatic but not compensated Jaffe methods reach the desirable specifications of NKDEP at normal levels of creatinine.
Additional interventions include psychological support, education to increase CKD awareness and self-management, and preemptive preparation for renal replacement (NKDEP, 2015).
An important source of information for laboratories may be found at the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) Laboratory Steering Group website.
http:// nkdep.nih.gov/labprofessionals/commutabilitystudy.htm.
The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP), an initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has created an educational brochure tailored specifically for African Americans at risk for kidney disease.
The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a national effort to raise awareness of kidney disease among Hispanic Americans.