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February 6, 2008

Ebony Health: Black Men More Often Suffer from Fatal Kidney Disease

Among Americans with kidney disease, Black men are most likely to experience life-threatening complications, a new study says.

Black men with kidney complications were also most likely to have high blood pressure, as well.

In fact, the study done by the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that both Black men and Black women in the later stages of kidney disease were more likely to have high blood pressure than Whites. Continue reading

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