Health Problems

A growing list of factors that impact CKD severity for kids

Myriad biological and societal factors can impact the occurrence and accelerate progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) for children of African descent—including preterm birth, exposure to toxins during gestation and lower socioeconomic status—and can complicate these children’s access to effective treatments, according to an invited commentary published in the November 2018 edition of American Journal […]