February 2019 Newsletter

Heart Your Kidneys

By Dugan Maddux, M.D., Vice President for Kidney Disease Initiatives, Fresenius Medical Care North America The kidneys and the heart usually work in harmony as the heart pumps blood to the kidneys, which remove toxins from the body. But when one gets sick, the other organ often suffers as well. A growing body of research documents the way heart disease impacts kidney function and how kidney disease can trigger or … [ more ]