National Kidney Foundation of Northeastern New York
Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center
"Think GFR, Not Serum Creatinine"
A Chronic Kidney Disease Videoconference
Saturday April 24, 2004
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
To view the archived conference, follow link at bottom of page
Participation available at the following locations:
NKF of Northeast New York Education Center, East Greenbush
Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center, Glens Falls
Internet participation also available – participate from your home or office!
This program will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about emerging trends in treating Chronic Kidney Disease and how practitioners are leading the nation to revolutionize the identification and treatment of patients.
Nearly six million Americans have stage 3 kidney disease or worse. This number has doubled in the past decade and is expected to double again in the next decade.
Through more aggressive patient identification, treatment of comorbid conditions, and patient education, the progression of CKD can be slowed for many more patients, and the quality of life and life expectancy can be improved for many others. Participants will:
|iWHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?|
This program is designed for Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants who care for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
This program will assist these health care professionals in identifying and managing the anemia, cardiovascular disease, metabolic bone states, diabetes, hypertension and other comorbid conditions seen in the CKD population. And, it will help to identify milestones in the progression when straightforward interventions can save or prolong patients’ lives.