Addressing Health Disparities in the Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Health disparities related to kidney disease are significant, particularly as they relate to African American populations who have a four-fold increased risk for kidney failure when compared to majority populations. Hispanic/Latino and Native American populations also see an increased risk for kidney problems related to a higher prevalence of diabetes and hypertension. We will review the best strategies for early detection, risk stratification, and the treatment of chronic kidney disease.
Medical Director, Cutler Center for Men, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Associate Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Executive Director, National Institute for African American Health, Cleveland. OH
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Gregory L. Hall, MD: Independent Contractor for AstraZeneca
Sean C. Gaines, DO: No relevant financial relationships disclosed
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