Link Between Kidney and Heart Disease 2 of 2

This show looks at the interesting connection between the health of your kidneys and your heart. Your kidneys may be an excellent predictor of heart and blood vessel disease, and this interview explores that link.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Preventing blood vessel/kidney disease
  • Biological measures of risk
    • Blood pressure
    • Cholesterol
    • Glucose
  • Treatments to limit risk of heart disease
  • High blood pressure


Dr. Matthew Weir, the head of nephrology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Weir is also a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: March 11, 2014

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