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2/11/2014 - Hypertension: A Silent Killer

2/11/2014 - Hypertension: A Silent Killer

Dr. Susan Nicholas is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and she specializes in hypertension, commonly referred to as high blood pressure. Hypertension is the second leading cause of kidney failure. People who are on dialysis or receive a transplant often have problems with high blood pressure, and Dr. Nicholas explains why it is so important to keep your blood pressure under control and what you can do to help. Here, truly, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.