Home / Opinion / Letters to the Editor / More federal research will save lives, kidneys and money

More federal research will save lives, kidneys and money

The same year I was born, my dad was diagnosed with a genetic form of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and told he had 20 years to live. When I was 20, I was diagnosed with the same kidney disease that took my father’s life in his early 40’s.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Check Also


No matter the vote, empowerment scholarships have helped many

In November, Arizona voters will decide whether expanding the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program makes sense. It was originally started to help the parents of disabled children, foster children, or parents who are active military. It evolved, with little controversy, to include adopted children, children attending D/F rated schools, and those in Native American communities. About 5,000 children are now using the scholarships to attend private schools or be home-schooled, if they don’t feel the public school system is right for their special, unique needs.