Hypertension: A Silent Killer


Dr. Susan Nicholas is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and she specializes in hypertension, commonly referred to as high blood pressure. Hypertension is the second leading cause of kidney failure. People who are on dialysis or receive a transplant often have problems with high blood pressure, and Dr. Nicholas explains why it is so important to keep your blood pressure under control and what you can do to help. Here, truly, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.


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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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