There are over 300,000 people who undergo kidney dialysis in this country.
The biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.
At just 4’ 9” and less than 100 pounds Melika Roberts of Mt. Airy considers herself a fighter. She has kidney disease and has been battling the illness since birth.
It’s growing in popularity among those who suffer from kidney disease and require dialysis. Many people are seeking a center who will perform the required treatment at night, it’s called nocturnal dialysis.
The spiritual leader of 100,000 Catholics in South Jersey says he has chronic kidney disease and will soon begin dialysis treatments, but has no plans to step down from his post.