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The Journey Continues Season 3, Episode 18 "Hand Me Down Genes"

Everyone has the APOL1 gene but people with sub-Saharan African heritage may have variants of the gene that can cause kidney disease. Nephrologist Dr. Suneel Udani explains how new research is changing how certain kidney diseases are diagnosed and treated.

This episode is sponsored by NANI – Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana. Learn more at

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The Journey Continues is recorded and produced by Rivet and brought to you by the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and Donate Life Illinois.

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