Kidney Basics – an Educational Case Study

Nephrology expert Dr. April Kennedy sits down with Michelle to talk about kidney basics and share a patient story.
There are many common misconceptions because most don’t understand or even know the function of the kidneys.
Many don’t know this but 33% of Americans have, or are at risk for kidney disease.
And Black Americans are almost four times as likely as White Americans to develop kidney failure.
While Black Americans make up about 13 percent of the population, they account for 35 percent of the people with kidney failure in the United States.

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