Illawarra, Shoalhaven named as a kidney disease hotspot

Desiree Savage
Updated May 23 2016 - 8:37am, first published 12:30am
CAMPAIGNER: Ward Kane, 52, may be sick from kidney failure but he has a positive outlook on life and wants to use his story to help others. Picture: Sylvia Liber
CAMPAIGNER: Ward Kane, 52, may be sick from kidney failure but he has a positive outlook on life and wants to use his story to help others. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Kidney Health Australia has revealed disturbing figures that rank the Illawarra and Shoalhaven as the worst area in the country for kidney disease.

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Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Editor - The Senior

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