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Patient Case: Managing Chronic Kidney Disease and Reducing Healthcare Disparities in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Which of the following is 1 factor that can contribute to healthcare disparities in people who have chronic kidney disease (CKD)?
    Aversion to western medicine
    Family history of cancer
    Socioeconomic status
  2. Diabetes and hypertension are the most common causes of kidney disease, both of which affect African Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanics disproportionally. Which of the following interventions was proven to reduce the rate of kidney failure?
    Routine assessment of weight
    Routine screening for CKD
    Using artificial intelligence to identify CKD