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Mnemonic For Causes of CKD.

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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Mnemonic for Causes of Hypercalcemia

Two CHIMPANZEES: This one is a bit longer but quite comprehensive. T- Thyroid (Hyper) C – Calcium supplementation H – Hyperparathyroidism I – Iatrogenic (drugs like thiazides or lithium, or immobility) M – Milk-alkali syndrome P – Paget’s disease of bone A – Addison’s Disease (adrenal insufficiency) N – Neoplasia (cancers) Z – Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

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