COVID-19: Nephrologist Dr. James Davis Shares Information on Dialysis Center Safety

COVID-19: Nephrologist Dr. James Davis Shares Information on Dialysis Center Safety

Staying healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak is the number one priority for all of us. For people with an underlying condition like kidney disease, and the families who care for them, adhering to CDC guidance imperative. Across the country healthcare professionals, and organizations like the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), who support these vulnerable patients, are […]

World Kidney Day 2020

World Kidney Day 2020

Today, March 12th is World Kidney Day, a day dedicated to kidney health. While we recognize World Kidney Day just once a year, the everyday decisions you make¬† about what you eat, how much (or little!) you exercise, and the care you take in managing other health conditions can affect the health and well-being of […]

Chronic Diseases Cost Us More Than We Think

Chronic Diseases Cost Us More Than We Think

According to the Milken Institute, in 2016, chronic diseases cost the U.S. economy $3.7 trillion in direct healthcare treatment ($1.1 trillion) and lost economic productivity ($2.6 trillion) combined, equivalent to 19.6% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product. Said a different way, nearly 20% of the U.S. economy is lost to chronic disease. Many of these […]