Published in Lab Business Week, March 29th, 2009
Kidney disease costs about $60 billion annually and often results in kidney failure, cardiovascular disease and anemia. Some 27 million Americans have CKD--an increase of 30 percent over the past 10 years. But kidney disease can be slowed down or stopped through early detection and treatment made possible by information from two key laboratory tests.
-- A $10 lab test that determines how well the kidneys remove waste from
Keywords: Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease,...
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