Resources

Here you’ll find videos, a glossary, downloadable resources including a doctor discussion guide, and a patient brochure, as well as information on support groups.

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Downloadable resources

Here you’ll find helpful resources, including our doctor discussion guide, and a patient brochure on CKD in T2D.

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Doctor discussion guide

Use our doctor discussion guide to help you get the most out of your next doctor’s visit.

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Patient brochure

Turn to our patient brochure for help understanding how CKD in T2D develops, the importance of getting tested for CKD, and managing CKD.

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Videos

CKD in Type 2 Diabetes: The Basics
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Understand the science behind CKD in type 2 diabetes.

Michael's Journey: "It Starts with Me"
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Get inspired by Michael as he describes how CKD in T2D has affected his life.

Meet Kidney Alert
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Watch Kidney Alert spread the word about the risk of developing CKD in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Glossary

Here is a list of common terms and acronyms.

BMI                        

Body mass index is a number value of your weight in relation to your height. A BMI between 18.5 kg/m2 and 25 kg/m2 indicates normal weight. A BMI of less than 18.5 kg/m2 is considered underweight. A BMI between 25 kg/m2 and 29.9 kg/m2 is considered overweight. A BMI of 30 kg/m2 and above is considered obese.

CKD

Chronic kidney disease is a condition that causes a gradual loss of kidney function and can lead to serious kidney damage.

CVD

Cardiovascular disease is a condition that leads to problems with your heart and blood vessels.

eGFR

Estimated glomerular filtration rate test is a blood test that measures the amount of kidney damage you may have.

ESKD

End-stage kidney disease occurs when the kidneys stop functioning.

ESRD

End-stage renal disease (stage 5 CKD) occurs when the kidneys stop functioning.

Nephrologist

A doctor who specializes in kidney diseases.

T2D

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood sugar is chronically high.

UACR

Urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio is a urine test that indicates if kidneys are damaged.

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