Joe Cordell speaking into a microphone for ElderTalk podcast

Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Susan Arthur dive into the devastating impact that kidney disease has with Dr. John Arthur, Director of Nephrology of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Susan’s brother-in-law. They discuss the shocking statistics surround kidney disease and break down what dialysis is and the types of dialysis there are.

Dr. John Arthur also talks about what kidney tests identify, as well as the risk factors that increase the likelihood of contracting kidney disease. He highlights the type of proteins that also increase the risks surrounding chronic kidney disease.

He talks about the role that the gut microbiome plays in the development of chronic kidney disease, as well as the need of finding a treatment for chronic kidney disease. Dr. John Arthur also touches on transplants and discusses the functionality of the kidney and how it affects your overall health and wellness.

Learning More About Kidneys and Kidney Disease [Episode 92]