National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)

A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)

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Explaining Your Kidney Test Results: A Tear-off Pad for Clinical Use (for health care professionals)
Tear-off pad with 50 easy-to-read patient education sheets for use when explaining urine albumin and GFR results. Back of pad includes key concepts and talking points for providers on educating patients about chronic kidney disease.
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Definición de GFR: Libreta para uso clinic (por los proveedores de salud)
Esta libreta para pacientes contiene 50 páginas que explican de manera sencilla los resultados del GFR. La libreta se utiliza mientras el profesional explica los resultados del GFR. El lado reverso de la hoja contiene datos importantes sobre la enfermedad crónica de los riñones para ser utilizados por los proveedores de salud.
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GFR Calculators (Online Tool)
GFR calculators are used to estimate kidney function for adults and children.

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Glomerular Filtration Rate (from PubMed Health)
Glomerular filtration rate is a test used to check how well the kidneys are working. Specifically, it estimates how much blood passes through the tiny filters in the kidneys each minute.

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Quick Reference on UACR and GFR (In Evaluating Patients with Diabetes for Kidney Disease) (for health care professionals)
Presents key information about assessing kidney function, particularly estimated GFR and the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio. For diabetes educators and other health care professionals.
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The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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Phone: 1–800–891–5390
TTY: 1–866–569–1162
Fax: 703–738–4929
Email: nkudic@info.niddk.nih.gov
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