The AKDN can provide Health Care Providers with Resources such as:

  • Information to assist with caring for people with kidney disease.
  • Information to better understand the different way of assessing kidney function, including the role of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and albuminuria.
  • Assisting physicians with the interpretation of eGFR and albuminuria that is currently appearing on laboratory reports throughout Alberta.
  • Assisting physicians with the workup, treatment and appropriate referral of patients who are identified as having chronic kidney disease based on their eGFR and albuminuria.

For further information on CKD diagnosis, management and referral please refer to online CKD clinical pathway.