Sunday 25th June 2017,

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Asian Image: Asians More At Risk for Kidney Disease

posted by Randall

HealthA new study out by Kidney Research UK found Asians, blacks & other minorities are five times more likely than whites to have kidney failure, reported the Asian Image. The higher risk is blamed on both genetic predisposition and lifestyle factors.

Unfortunately South Asians and blacks are also less likely to get the health information they need to counter their higher risk. The study found when they do have that information, they take positive steps towards improving their health.

 

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