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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Lipid Profiles and Management in Veterans with Chronic Kidney Disease
Principal Investigator:

Elani Streja

Location: Long Beach, CA
Congressional District Code: 47
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,169
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ABSTRACT Progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with a progressive increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) related nonfatal and fatal events as well as of all-cause mortality. In patients free of CKD, elevated concentration of total and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (TC and LDLc), triglycerides (TG) and low levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLc) are associated with increased risk of CVD events a...

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