and Diabetic Kidney Disease
Hypertension Consultants, Inc. focuses on diseases of the kidney and
hypertension. Kidney and Hypertension Consultants, Inc. was founded in
1990 by Jehad Y. Asfoura, M.D. The practice currently consists of
seven Nephrologists and two Certified Nurse Practitioners whom are dedicated to providing excellent care to their patients.
Services are provided throughout 5 counties. There are locations in
Alliance, Canton, Carrollton, Dover and Millersburg.
blood pressure is a major factor in the development of kidney problems
in people who have diabetes. Both a family history of high blood
pressure and the presence of the disease seem to increase chances of
developing kidney disease.
is not just a cause of kidney disease, but it's also a result of
damage created by the kidney disease. Physical changes in the kidneys
contribute to high blood pressure creating a dangerous spiral.