Mnemonic For Causes of CKD.

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Mnemonic For Causes of CKD

 

DIABETES (focuses on major causes):

D -Diabetes (mellitus)
I – Interstitial nephritis
A – Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
B – Blood pressure (Hypertension)
E – Exposure to toxins (Nephrotoxins)
T – Tubulointerstitial diseases
E– Excessive protein intake
S -Streptococcal infections (leading to glomerulonephritis)

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