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Diabetes Epidemic Could “Super Size” the Need for Kidney Dialysis Facilities

Diabetes, specifically type 2 diabetes is growing at an alarming rate according to statistics published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (National Diabetes Statistics, 2011 – National Diabetes Information). The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has described type 2 diabetes as “the new epidemic in the American pediatric population.” There has been a  Continue Reading »