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Coronavirus and kidney patients

Coronavirus and Kidney Patients

Updated March 15, 2020 In the wake of the current pandemic, we felt that we should share what we know about COVID-19  as it impacts kidney patients. There is a lot of misinformation out there so please be mindful of your sources. In this blog, we will focus specifically on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on kidney…

Picture of planet earth melting indicating climate change and kidney health

Impact of Climate Change on Kidney Health

When a large number of young agricultural workers in Central America started developing kidney failure without any known risk factors in the nineties, many kidney organizations around the world started sounding the alarm bells. Scientists have been looking for reasons for this in the past two decades. Initially the connection between climate change on kidney…