100 Questions & Answers About Kidney Disease and Hypertension
Every year, high blood pressure causes more than 25,000 new cases of kidney failure in the United States. 100 Questions & Answers About Kidney Disease and Hypertension offers authoritative, up-to-date, practical answers about kidney disease, end-stage kidney failure, transplants, and dialysis. The book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this condition.
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PART ONEGeneral Information About Kidneys
PART TWODiagnosis of Kidney Disease
PART THREEHypertension and Kidney Disease
PART FOURDiabetes and Kidney Disease
PART FIVEOther Causes of Kidney Disease
PART SIXTreatment of Kidney Disease
PART SEVENKidney Stones
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