Posted on 3/24/2013
Each year, more than 110,000 people in the United States began treatment for kidney failure, say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For every 10 new cases, seven had diabetes or hypertension listed as the primary cause of kidney failure. Dr. Jeffrey Gutman is an Oakwood-affiliated nephrologist who sees patients in Dearborn, Southgate and Westland. We’ll be talking about how kidney disease is related to other chronic conditions like high blood pressure and how what you eat can help—or harm—your kidneys.