What Do The Kidneys Do and Why Should You Care?

Kidney Talk What Do Kidneys Do

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.

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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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