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Editorial

Publication date: Thursday, 21 May 2009
Contributor(s): Donal O'Donoghue

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has moved rapidly up the healthcare agenda over the last few years. It has shifted from being considered as a rather nebulous condition of interest mainly to nephrologists to the front line of chronic disease detection and prevention in primary care as part of integrated management of vascular risk. In fact, the links between cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and diabetes are so close that CKD could also stand for 'cardiovascular, kidney, diabetes.'

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 2, Apr-May-Jun 2009
Print edition page(s): 3-4
Contributor(s): Donal O'Donoghue

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