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Prevention of kidney disease in children and young adults


A Celebration of World Kidney Day: Focus on Prevention of Kidney Disease in Children and Young Adults

Presented by
Children’s National Division of Nephrology
Sun-Young Ahn, MD, MS
Lisa Guay-Woodford, MD
Kirtida Mistry, MD
Asha Moudgil, MD, FASN
Larry Patterson, MD
Patricio Ray, MD
Shamir Tuchman, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Recognize the significance of nephron endowment in kidney health and disease
  2. Describe the importance of preventing acute kidney injury and the long term sequelae of acute kidney injury in children
  3. Assess appropriate methods of measuring blood pressure and identify indications for antihypertensive drug therapy in children

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