Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Treating bone deterioration associated with chronic kidney disease|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
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The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in our veterans is putting them at elevated risk of fracture and fracture-associated death. Nearly 1 of every 3 veterans has CKD, fracture risk in persons with CKD is 4x higher than the age-matched general population, and persons who fracture with CKD have longer hospitalization and higher mortality rates than patients without CKD who fracture. Simply stated, interventions aimed at reducing CKD-associated fracture would have a significant impact on...
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