More than twenty million Americans, one in nine adults, have chronic kidney disease, making it the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. What’s more alarming, is that about twenty million others are at increased risk for the condition, largely due to climbing rates of diabetes and high blood pressure. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t know anything about this silent epidemic until it’s too late and won’t discover their own kidney problems until they experience life-threatening symptoms. (301)
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