If you have had kidney disease for any length of time, more than likely high potassium has been an issue. Dr. Lance Berman, Chief Medical Officer for Relypsa, talks with Lori about the company’s new drug, Veltassa, approved by the FDA to treat high potassium. Dr. Berman explains in great detail how potassium impacts our bodies, current treatment options available and what to ask your doctor if potassium is an issue for you.
You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.
Hosted by Lori Hartwell
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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