Chronic Kidney Disease: Screening, Diagnosis, and Staging  

Course Overview:

Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This free course will help you stay on top of updated guidance from the Standards of Care in Diabetes on treating CKD in people who are living with type 2 diabetes.

This module educates health care professionals on the screening, diagnosis, and staging of CKD.


Learning objectives:

  • Identify the pathophysiology and risk factors of CKD in diabetes
  • Explain screening and monitoring best practices for CKD in diabetes


  • One free continuing education (CE) credit (CME, 1 ABIM-MOC, ACPE, ANCC, AAPA, CDR, COP) 
  • Infographics

  •  Clinician Infographics
    • Management of Diabetes-Related Kidney Disease
    • Diabetic Kidney Disease

  • Patient Infographics
    • Screening for Diabetes-Related Kidney Disease 
    • What is Protein in the Urine (Proteinuria)?
    • Diabetes-Related Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
    • Diabetes-Related Chronic Kidney Disease 

Faculty Members

Edward Chao, DO
Clinical Professor, Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Choa, a clinician investigator and educator, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. His main research interest in diabetes is improving the design of and access to emerging technology to help patients better monitor glucose and enhance their engagement. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the American Diabetes Association's Clinical Centers and Programs Professional Interest Group. Dr. Chao has been awarded an Accelerating Innovations to Market Grant, an Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Grant, and Academy of Clinician Scholars Faculty Development Award, all from the University of California, San Diego.

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