Learn About Diabetes and Kidney Health with Dr. Jia Hwei Ng

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Virtual Physician Lecture: Learn About Diabetes and Kidney Health

There are more than 30 million Americans with chronic kidney disease. Diabetes is the most common cause of chronic kidney disease, where 1 in 3 people with diabetes has kidney disease. In this interactive session, board-certified Nephrologist and Assistant Professor at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Dr. Jia Hwei Ng will discuss the following:

1. How diabetes affects kidney disease
2. The 10 myths of kidney disease
3. How do you know if you have kidney disease
4. How to treat kidney disease  

​This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

This program uses the Zoom meeting platform, which can be viewed on a PC, Mac, Smartphone or tablet (using the Zoom Cloud Meeting App). The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program. 




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