Patient and doctor discussing kidney test results

Eliminating Race from Kidney Function Assessments

The National Kidney Foundation and the American Society for Nephrology call for removing race as a factor in kidney function estimates.

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Many People with High Blood Pressure, Diabetes Missing Key Urine Test

Two recent studies find that a significant number of people at risk for kidney disease are not getting screened for urine albumin.

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Task Force Lowers Starting Age for Diabetes Screening to 35

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force newly recommends that diabetes screening start at age 35 for adults with excess weight or obesity.

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