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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

About 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease—the precursor to kidney failure, which currently affects more than 500,000 Americans. With rising rates of diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, experts predicted a 60 percent increase in the number of kidney failure patients by 2020. Wells does not have diabetes. His kidney failure resulted from Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis […] ... More
Hope of Home Dialysis

Hope of Home Dialysis

We recently heard from Harvey Wells, who was settled in an RV campground in Florida and anticipating cooking ribs for his daughter later that day. Like others in his generation, Wells spends as much time as possible with friends and family, including the grandchildren who live several states east of his Texas home. Last summer […] ... More