kidney disease

Black Americans more likely to get kidney disease, less likely to get transplants

BY: - February 6, 2023

Black Americans are at higher risk of developing kidney disease but haven’t been getting on transplant lists when they should.  Black Kentuckians are around four times as likely to get the disease as their white counterparts, UofL Health’s Dr. Lina Mackelaite said last week.  Yet an outdated nationwide screening system, which operated under the assumption […]