Diabetes Management in CKD: 10 Top Takeaways from KDIGO 2020

May 4, 2021
Grace Halsey

The 2020 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes Clinical Practice Guideline integrates new treatments and practices with existing management strategies for CKD patients with diabetes.

The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in Chronic Kidney Disease, published in mid-2020, is the first KDIGO guideline on the subject of CKD in the diabetes population.

The new guideline provides evidence-based best practices for care of patients with diabetes and CKD, including integrating new therapies with existing management strategies.

The full guideline is important reading for primary care clinicians. For a start, click through these 10 take-home points, from KDIGO.