In this insightful episode of the DPC Education Center podcast, join our healthcare consultant, Dr. Velma Scantlebury, a pioneering figure as America’s first African-American female transplant surgeon. We delve into the world of kidney transplantation, discussing the crucial factors that affect transplant longevity and the nuances of living donation.
Ever wondered about the link between End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and heart disease? Dr. Scantlebury unravels this connection, providing an easy-to-understand explanation for this intricate correlation. Dedicated to making complex medical topics accessible, we’re here to equip you with the knowledge you need about kidney health and transplantation. Listen in to stay informed and stay healthy! Don’t miss this episode – your journey to understanding kidney health begins here!