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Living with chronic kidney disease: Related issues and treatment

Saccomano, Scott J. PhD, GNP-BC, RN; DeLuca, Deborah A. MS, JD

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000415873.61843.68
Feature: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Abstract: Chronic kidney disease is becoming a major health concern in patients with diabetes and hypertension. Patients often present with no symptoms, and practitioners must understand and utilize the proper treatment and health promotion activities to identify, prevent, and reverse the serious implications of this disease.

Deborah A. DeLuca is an assistant professor at Seton Hall University School of Health & Medical Sciences in South Orange, NJ. Scott J. Saccomano is an assistant professor at Herbert H Lehman College, Department of Nursing in Bronx, NY.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.