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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Improving the understanding, detection, and management of kidney disease.

About NKDEP

The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) works to reduce the burden of CKD, especially among communities most impacted by the disease.

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious and growing public health problem in the United States. Established in 2000, NKDEP aims to improve early detection of CKD, facilitate identification of patients at greatest risk for progression to kidney failure, promote evidence-based interventions to slow progression of CKD, and support the coordination of Federal responses to CKD. Read the complete program summary.

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Staff »

NKDEP's director is Dr. Andrew S. Narva and its associate director is Eileen Newman, RD. Read staff bios.

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NKDEP Coordinating Panel »

Find Coordinating Panel member list and recent meeting summaries.

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NKDEP Working Groups »

Learn about the activities and members of the current NKDEP Working Groups.

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Page last updated: May 8, 2013