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Anatomy 101: your kidneys (infographic)

April 27, 2017

Your kidneys may not have the most glamorous job, but filtering the waste in your body is a vital one. In the U.S., 26 million kidney disease sufferers know this first-hand — experiencing high blood pressure, anemia, weak bones, poor nutritional health and nerve damage as a result of weakened kidneys.

Dr. John Videen, a board-certified nephrologist affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, shares the inner workings of your two toughest organs.

Kidney infographic

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