Diabetes Expo

The Foundation had a booth at the March Diabetes Expo to help educate diabetes patients about the effects of diabetes, the leading cause of chronic kidney failure. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes accounted for 44% of new cases of kidney failure in 2002. That same year, a total of 153,730 people with end-stage renal disease due to diabetes were living on chronic dialysis or with a kidney transplant.

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