1. Global, regional, and national burden of chronic kidney disease, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017  The Lancet
  2. New Study Exposes a ‘Global Killer in Plain Sight’  SciTechDaily
  3. Chronic kidney disease killing millions worldwide  News-Medical.net
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Chronic Kidney Disease a ‘Global Killer in Plain Sight’ Estimated 1.23 million deaths in 2017 Rates of people needing dialysis have increased 40% since 1990, but access still markedly inequitable 'Many nations' health systems cannot keep pace with the dialysis demand' Rates of people n

New Study Exposes a ‘Global Killer in Plain Sight’

New Study Exposes a ‘Global Killer in Plain Sight’

A new study published in February 2020 in the journal The Lancet shows that over the last 20 years, there has been an increase in the number of people who have severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) requiring dialysis by over 40%. However, in many places around the world, the accessibility of dialysis is extremely limited, say the researchers.A new study published in February 2020 in the journal The Lancet shows that over the last 20 years, there has been an increase in the number of people who have severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) requiring dialysis by over 40%. However, in many places around the world, the accessibility of dialysis is extremely limited, say the researchers.

Chronic kidney disease killing millions worldwide