TO STUDY ECONOMIC BURDEN OF PATIENT WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Dr. Akash Patel, Dr. Chaitri Shah

Abstract


Global burden of disease (GBD) study 2015 reported chronic kidney disease (CKD) as ranked 17th among cause of death globally and 8th leading cause of death in India.(1) Increasing life expectancy in country, the prevalence of chronic diseases is also increasing like popularly diseases like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and chronic kidney disease. In America, there is 30% increase in prevalence in chronic kidney disease in last one decade.(2) Chronic kidney disease, an understated but highly prevalent condition affecting millions, who die each year because they do not have access to affordable treatment.


Keywords


ECONOMIC BURDEN, chronic kidney disease (CKD), Global burden of disease (GBD), death

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