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Answers to the Most Common Questions About Kidney Disease

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Should a trace of protein on a dipstick be investigated?

2. Does UACR replace the need for 24 hour urine collection?

3. An abnormal urine albumin level is often the earliest marker for kidney disease complicating diabetes.

4. Is there a different eGFR for Native Americans?

5. Is there a risk of hypo-perfusion with controlling blood pressure to <120/80?

6. A conclusion from the ACCORD study indicated targeting a systolic BP of <120 versus <140 Hg did not reduce the rate of fatal and nonfatal major cardiovascular events in patients with Type 2 Diabetes at high risk for cardiovascular events.

7. The JNC 8 Blood Pressure Goals for people aged 60+ years without diabetes or kidney disease is a BP goal of < 150/90 based on Grade A level evidence. For all others, the recommended BP goal is <140/90 on based on expert opinion.

8. The ADA Hypertension Control treatment goal for people with diabetes and hypertension is a systolic BP goal of <140 mmHg and a diastolic BP goal of <90 mmHG.

9. Suggested first time approach for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) should include the following:

10. Interventions for reducing urine albumin include the following: