Why blacks suffer more from kidney disease

April 1997
Jet;04/21/97, Vol. 91 Issue 22, p12
Discusses why blacks suffer more from kidney disease than whites. Statistics; Comments from Dr. Donald Wesson, chief of Physiology and Renal Physiology; The suggestion that blacks possibly suffer from an inherent kidney disease that leads to high blood pressure and progression to end-stage kidney disease; Details of an African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hyperactivity (AASK). INSET: Srike back against kidney disease..


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