Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

New opportunities to tackle the global burden of CKD – the role of SGLT2i

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10' education - May 9, 2023 - Adeera Levin, MD – Vancouver, BC, Canada

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  • Global burden of CKD 00:23
  • Summary of benefits of SGLT2i 02:33

What is true about life years lost due to CKD?

  • A. It has strongly increased since 1990
  • B. It start to increase from age >55 years
  • C. It is only higher in those with CKD due to type 2 diabetes
  • D. It depends on the cause of CKD
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Educational information

This lecture by Adeera Levin was part of the EBAC-accredited symposium "Sharing international experience in CKD& SGLT2i: How to identify the right patient at the right moment?" held during the WCN 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.


Adeera Levin is a Professor of Medicine, Head, Division of Nephrology at the University of British Columbia, and Consultant nephrologist at Providence Health Care / St Paul’s Hospital, in Vancouver Canada.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant received from Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Alliance.

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