The aging kidney - Part One - Dialysis

Posted Dec 16th, 2019

The aging kidney - Part One - Dialysis

Kidney disease in older adults is most often caused by high blood pressure, diabetes or medications. Kidney function also decreases as people get older. We talked to  Dr. Michael Wang,  a nephrologist, about the aging kidney and the role of dialysis.

Did you know that dialysis does not always prolong life? That dialysis can be done through the abdomen as well as through the bloodstream? Listen in to learn more.


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