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Kidney Disease and Functional Decline in Older Adults


Baback Roshanravan, MD, MSPH, MS

Assistant Professor
Division of Neurology

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe how kidney function is measured.
  • Identify the metabolic complications of chronic kidney disease
  • List how kidney disease impacts physical functioning.

[From the Winter 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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