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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Therapeutic Interventions to Access Outcomes and Disparities in Chronic Kidney Disease Among Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Csaba Kovesdy

Location: Memphis, TN
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $468,042
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects approximately 10% of the general population and is especially common among US veterans, affecting up to 36% of all VA users during FY2006-2014. All-cause and cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality are extremely high in veterans with CKD and ESRD, and African American veterans have substantially higher rates of CKD and CV disease than whites. Traditional risk factors of cardiovascular disease such as hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and obesity often sh...

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