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Do attributes of persons with chronic kidney disease differ in low- and middle-income countries compared to high income countries? Evidence from population-based data in six countries

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Kidney biopsies to elucidate cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are performed in a minority of persons with CKD living in high-income countries, since associated conditions—i.e., diabetes mellitus, vascular disease, or obesity with prediabetes, prehypertension, or dyslipidemia—can inform management targeted at slowing CKD progression in a majority. Attributes of CKD may differ in substantially, however, among persons living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We used data from pop...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000453

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Name:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Grant:
HHSN2682009900026C, CARRS study
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y National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Health
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K23 DK101826
K24 DK 085446
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Ministry of Science and Technology, China
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BMJ Publishing Group
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Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
e000453
Publication date:
2017-10-09
Acceptance date:
2017-09-12
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2059-7908
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pubs:727879
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uuid:ce5ebfe7-cbe3-4856-bddf-e4c939bdce78
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pubs:727879
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727879
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2017-09-13

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