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Research reports from Shanghai JiaoTong University, Department of Nephrology provide new insights into kidney disease
July 27th, 2010
Investigators publish new data in the report 'Challenging chronic kidney disease: experience from chronic kidney disease prevention programs in Shanghai, Japan, Taiwan and Australia.' According to recent research from Shanghai, People's Republic of China, "Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is now a global health problem. One important strategy to prevent and manage CKD is to offer a prevention program which could detect CKD early as well as raise awareness of the disease."
"In Shanghai, a community-based study demonstrated that the prevalence of CKD was high while awareness was low. The results from Shanghai urged the necessity of a screening and prevention program of CKD. In...
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Source: China Weekly News (2010-07-27)