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  • African Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 32 percent of patients treated for kidney failure, giving them a kidney failure rate that is 4.2 times greater than that of white Americans.
    (Xavier Becerra)
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  • I shall not want Honor in Heaven For I shall meet Sir Philip Sidney And have talk with Coriolanus And other heroes of that kidney.
    (Thomas Stearns Eliot)
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  • Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs.
    (Xavier Becerra)
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  • Out of adversity comes progress. The water will be so clean it could be used for kidney dialysis.
    (Paul Stephenson)
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  • Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.
    (Xavier Becerra)
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  • Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease, my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion. Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses, like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.
    (Alonzo Mourning)
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  • It causes kidney failure in the vultures. The kidneys shut down so the uric acid precipitates inside and on the surface of internal body organs. It destroys the animal inside and out within 24 to 72 hours.
    (Rick Watson)
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  • We usually have in the area of 400 people on our waiting list, just for kidneys. We do an average of about 120 or 125 kidney transplants a year, so there are a lot more people waiting than actually get them.
    (Kathy Holleman)
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  • A man of my kidney.
    (William Shakespeare)
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  • Having been laying still for so many hours and being poorly hydrated for that period of time has resulted in some kidney dysfunction. We assume that will be a temporary phenomenon while the kidneys recover.
    (Dr. Roberts)
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  • Dedicated researchers seek better treatments and cures for diabetes, kidney disease, Alzheimer's and every form of cancer. But these scientists face an array of disincentives. We can do better.
    (Michael Milken)
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  • Seated upon the convex mound Of one vast kidney, Jonah prays And sings his canticles and hymns, Making the hollow vault resound Gods goodness and mysterious ways, Till the great fish spouts music as he swims.
    (Aldous Huxley)
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  • Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout.
    (Thomas Sydenham)
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  • The extremely low level of organ donation in Australia is leaving hundreds of people young and old living on the edge for an average of four years with their lives on hold while waiting for a telephone call for a kidney transplant.
    (Anne Wilson)
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  • I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve, a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour.
    (Peter Wright)
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