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George Bakris, MD

George Bakris, MD
(Advisory Board Member) George L. Bakris, MD, is a member of the National Kidney Foundation’s Board of Directors. He is Professor of Medicine and Director of the American Society of Hypertension’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Bakris received his medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine where he also completed a research fellowship in Physiology and Biophysics. He then completed fellowships in Nephrology and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Chicago.

George Bakris, MD: SGLT2 Mechanism for BP Reduction Part 3 of 6

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George Bakris, MD, continues his discussion with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed. This week, the focus is why certain ethnic groups are more suscepticle to developing kidney disease, with or without diabetes. With the detection of the gene leading to kidney disease, more aggressive preventative treatment can be implemented …

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