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Managing Chronic Kidney Disease in Eastern North Carolina

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01054066
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 12, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Paul Bolin, East Carolina University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this program is to educate primary care physicians in four underserved clinics in eastern North Carolina about chronic kidney disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Kidney Disease Behavioral: Chronic Kidney Disease Education Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The Division of Nephrology within the Brody School of Medicine recently form a center to focus attention on the needs of patients with kidney disease in eastern North Carolina. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans have or at risk for CKD. The estimate for CKD in eastern North Carolina is exacerbated by poor access to health care. The mission of the East Carolina University Center for the Study and Treatment of Kidney Disease (ECCKD) is to increase education and awareness, improve treatment and outcomes through research, and better serve patients with CKD in eastern North Carolina.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1257 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Eastern North Carolina (MARKER)
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Kidney Diseases
U.S. FDA Resources


Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Chronic Kidney Disease Education
    Instituting teaching programs to manage hypertension, diabetes, anemia, proteinuria and cardiovascular disease in patients.
    Other Names:
    • primary care
    • primary care clinics
    • education


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the effect of CKD education on the behavior of the primary care physician in underserved areas in Eastern North Carolina. [ Time Frame: every 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess the rate of reduction of CKD in patients in Eastern North Carolina. [ Time Frame: every 6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary care clinics in eastern North Carolina with a high penetration of chronic kidney disease, risk factors for chronic kidney disease and poverty.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01054066


Locations
United States, North Carolina
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina, United States, 27834
Sponsors and Collaborators
East Carolina University
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Paul Bolin, MD East Carolina University

Responsible Party: Paul Bolin, Chair of Internal Medicine, East Carolina University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01054066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-317
First Posted: January 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Keywords provided by Paul Bolin, East Carolina University:
Chronic Kidney Disease
Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertension
Anemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency