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What the Diabetes Team Needs to Know About ESRD

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
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1. Kidney failure occurs when kidney function is less than about 24% or the estimated GFR is less than 25 ml per minute.

2. The rate of ESRD due to diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives has decreased significantly in the past 20 years.

3. The onset of kidney disease is often characterized by signs and symptoms that are abrupt and apparent to patients.

4. The three choices available to patients for treatment of their ESRD are:

5. Even though it may be unpleasant for patients to deal with, diabetes team members are encouraged to discuss ESRD treatment options early with patients who have progressive kidney disease.

6. The treatment option with the best 10 year survival rate for patients with kidney failure is:

7. Key issues for diabetes team members when managing CKD are:

8. The following issues need to be considered by the providers when helping patients understand the pros and cons of treatment options: