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Before the 1960's, people with kidney disease did not have many treatment options and often died. During the late 1970's and early 1980's, dialysis technology really evolved and became a treatment option for everyone with kidney disease in order to extend their lives. Dialysis filters wastes and fluids from the blood like the kidneys did, but not as well. With continued advance in dialysis technol...
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