APPOMATTOX, VA (WWBT)
Your kidneys play an important role in your body's ability to function properly. A break down in your kidneys is not something you often realize until it is too late.
Dr. John Clay is treating chronic kidney disease.
Most patients are not symptomatic until they have progressed into an advanced stage.
Uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure are two of the most common causes of chronic kidney disease.
Monitoring of blood levels and urine studies via routine visits with your physician are essential to observing for and preventing the development of this problem.