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CDC: 1 in 7 Americans Has Kidney Disease

June 14, 2017

From the Health Day website

Thirty million American adults have chronic kidney disease — but many don’t know it.

That rate — one in seven — is higher than previously estimated, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The findings, based on 2011-2014 statistics, should “serve as a warning bell that a major public health challenge is right in front of our eyes and more must be done to address it,” Kevin Longino, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation, said in a news release from the group.

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