What You Can Do to Help Prevent Progression of Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

The goal of this patient education activity is to educate patients on the importance of engaging with their doctor and healthcare team about ways they can help delay or prevent progression of kidney disease.
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
Medium: Online Article
Published October 28, 2019
Commercial Support: Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for patients interested in learning about way to prevent the progression of kidney disease.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, patients will learn:
  • What chronic kidney disease (CKD) is
  • How T2D can cause CKD
  • How kidney disease is recognized
  • Treatment of kidney disease with T2D
  • Ways to help prevent the progression of kidney disease
  • Questions to ask your doctor
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
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Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD
Lead Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC
Anita A. Galdieri, PharmD, RPh
Senior Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC
University of Chicago Medicine

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Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

This patient education has been developed through a collaboration between the University of Chicago Medicine and Medscape Education.
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