Screening for chronic kidney disease is a cost effective approach for detecting renal disease
September 12, 2017
Dr Allison Dart and members of DREAM advisory committee Dr Barry Lavallee and Caroline Chartrand discover that screening for chronic kidney disease is a cost effective approach for detecting renal disease.
Members of the FINISHED project (http://www.kidneyhealth.ca/wp/about-us/projects/finished-project/finishedcomm/) performed screening in rural and remote Indigenous communities in Northern Manitoba. In collaboration with the Diabetes Integration Project, the team found that screening for chronic kidney disease was associated with increased quality of life at a cost that would be beneficial to providers.
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