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Helping Your Patients with Diabetes Slow the Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease in T2D; Part 1 – Screening, Diagnosis & Monitoring

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the leading cause of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation.

2. It is recommended, at minimum, to check urinary albumin creatinine ratio (UACR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) annually in patients with Type 1 diabetes for more than 5 years and all patients with Type 2 diabetes.

3. All patients with an eGFR <30 mL/min should be referred for evaluation by a nephrologist.

4. UACR can be elevated independent of kidney damage due to which of the following:

5. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is associated with increased risk of CKD and accelerated progression of existing CKD and poor health outcomes.

6. Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) is defined by persistent albuminuria and/or reduced eGFR in the setting of diabetes and the absence of signs or symptoms of other primary causes of kidney damage.

7. Elevated blood pressure, glucose management issues, electrolyte abnormalities, metabolic acidosis, anemia and secondary hyperparathyroidism are all considered complications of CKD.

8. The following disease/diseases have been associated with glomerular hyperfiltration:

9. Studies have shown that SGLT2 inhibitors protect against AKI.