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Here you’ll find helpful resources, including our doctor discussion guide, and a patient brochure on CKD in T2D.
CKD in Type 2 Diabetes: The Basics
Understand the science behind CKD in type 2 diabetes.
Michael's Journey: "It Starts with Me"
Get inspired by Michael as he describes how CKD in T2D has affected his life.
Meet Kidney Alert
Watch Kidney Alert spread the word about the risk of developing CKD in people with type 2 diabetes.
Here is a list of common terms and acronyms.
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.
Chronic kidney disease is a condition that causes a gradual loss of kidney function and can lead to serious kidney damage.
Cardiovascular disease is a condition that leads to problems with your heart and blood vessels.
Estimated glomerular filtration rate test is a blood test that measures the amount of kidney damage you may have.
End-stage kidney disease occurs when the kidneys stop functioning.
End-stage renal disease (stage 5 CKD) occurs when the kidneys stop functioning.
A doctor who specializes in kidney diseases.
Type 2 diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood sugar is chronically high.
Urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio is a urine test that indicates if kidneys are damaged.