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What Do The Kidneys Do and Why Should You Care?

February 23, 2017

Today we commemorate National Kidney Month with a conversation with Bill Poirier, RN.  Kidneys –often referred to as the master chemists of the body– are amazing organs. But it isn’t until a large portion becomes damaged that you begin to see symptoms. Learn all about kidneys, their function and how they support each of the major organs in the body. Gain important knowledge about the signs of failing kidneys and who might be at higher risk for developing kidney disease.

Bill began his lengthy career as a tech in a dialysis unit. He has served on the Medical Review Board for ESRD Network 9 & 10, he's an active member of Kidney Care Partners. He is currently the Regional Administrator of Greenfield Health Systems and is the Pres. elect for the National Renal Administrators Association.

Listen in now to learn about kidneys and their amazing role in the health of the individual.

Lori Hartwell is the author of Chronically Happy - Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness, and President/Founder of Renal Support Network. A kidney patient since the age of two, she has consistently strived to instill hope into the lives of people who live with chronic kidney disease.

 

 

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