Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Prevalence and risk factors associated with chronic kidney disease in Moroccan rural communes: Fez-Meknes region Volume 18, issue 2, Avril 2022


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1 IntroductionChronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem because of its medical and socioeconomic impacts [1]. Several studies in America, Asia, Europe, and other developing countries, including Morocco, have reported an increase in the incidence of CKD in recent years [2]. According to several researches; diabetes is the most common cause of CKD since it damages small blood arteries, especially those in the kidneys. Moreover, disorders that increase cardiovascular risk, such as [...]