National Kidney Month Focuses the Spotlight on Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month; its observation focuses attention on and helps raise awareness about chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition that affects one in  every 10 adults (age 20 or older) in the United States, as well as a significant number of people who suffer from end-stage renal disease and need dialysis or a kidney transplant. Kidney disease develops when kidneys lose their ability to remove waste…

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