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Kidney Health With Anita Mehrotra, MD, Virtua Health

Andrew Salciunas speaks with Anita Mehrotra, MD with Virtua Health. They discuss what people should know about kidney health and kidney disease. Dr. Anita Mehrotra is a Virtua Advanced Transplant and Organ Health transplant nephrologist. Your kidneys are very powerful organs. They're critical to living a healthy life. The kidneys are responsible for a lot of different activities in the body. For example, they help to remove toxins from the body. They also produce hormones that regulate blood pressure. They're critical to living a normal, healthy life. This conversation with Anita Mehrotra will provide more information! She breaks down kidney health in an easy-to-comprehend way. Some of the topics of kidney health and kidney disease discussed include: What should people know about kidney health? How would I know if I have something wrong with my kidneys? Why are transplants so necessary for patients with kidney disease? What should people know about kidney organ donation? What are some ways people can be proactive about receiving a new kidney? What is the most rewarding part of being a kidney health physician? If you are interested in saving a life by donating a kidney, sometimes it's just total strangers who are helping save each other. If you want to try to save someone by becoming a living kidney donor, please contact the Virtua Living Donor Coordinator at (856) 796-9376. You can also get more information on transplantation by visiting Virtua's website. Find out more at Virtua Health.

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