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Which of the following clients is at the highest risk for kidney disease?

Explanation

•Risk factors for chronic kidney disease are: diabetes, hypertension, age >60 yrs, family history of kidney disease, nephrotic drugs, and being of African, Latino, or Native American descent (this risk is due in part to high rates of diabetes and high blood pressure in these communities).

•A 61 yr old with uncontrolled blood sugars fits two of these risk factors.

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