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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