Recent medical advances and new commitments at the national level are bringing new hope to people with chronic kidney disease, which afflicts an estimated 37 million Americans.The treatment is expensive. In 2017, Medicare costs alone topped $84 billion to care for people with chronic kidney disease.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: advances in the fight against chronic kidney disease and more.
Andy Chow, reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Health Commissioner, Columbus Public Health
Judith Finlayson, author, You Are What Your Grandparents Ate
Uday S. Nori, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center