Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Overview
CKD is a growing epidemic. However, economical and effective testing and treatment
Tools & Resources
NKDEP assists practitioners by providing an array of resources and tools.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
NKDEP provides practical guidance for optimal
patient care in the treatment of: cholesterol, chronic kidney disease, diabetic
nephropathy, hypertension, and nutrition.
NKDEP has developed free educational materials, videos, brochures, and fact sheets for you to provide to your patients and their families.
For those providing diabetes self-management education, NKDEP has outlined key concepts for educating patients about kidney disease. You also can find talking points to help answer common questions your patients may have.
NKDEP now offers a tear-off pad with easy-to-read patient education sheets for use when explaining GFR results. The Spanish-language version is also available.
NKDEP provides sources for statistics
on the incidence and prevalence of kidney disease.
PDF files require Adobe Acrobat.