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CKD in India: Early detection is the key to its prevention
Dr KK Aggarwal,  10 March 2019
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Chronic kidney disease or CKD is becoming a major public health problem globally, including in India.The exact burden of CKD in India is not known, but CKD is becoming an epidemic in the country.  The prevalence of CKD in India is estimated to be 800 per million people. Every year about 2.2 Lakh new patients of end stage renal disease (ESRD) get added in India resulting in additional demand for 3.4 crore dialysis every year.The two commonest causes of CKD are diabetes and
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