April 24, 2020
Jerry Rice refers to his brother’s Chronic Kidney Disease in a commercial and the text of a CVS Pharmacy ad says, “Most adults who have CKD don’t even know it?” According to an article in Fortune Magazine, Halle Berry and Selena Gomez have it and Alfred Hitchcock had it and 10% of the world’s population as well.
The 37 million patients in the U.S. make it the ninth leading cause of death – a greater rate than breast or prostate cancer. There are a variety of conditions under the umbrella of CKD. Polycystic and diabetic are the most common. The former and the later may both be...