Paul Pepper: Dr. Smrita Dorairajan, Truman Veterans' Hospital, "Obesity and Your Kidneys" | KBIA

Paul Pepper: Dr. Smrita Dorairajan, Truman Veterans' Hospital, "Obesity and Your Kidneys"

Mar 4, 2021

What happens to our kidneys if we're overweight, obese or morbidly obese? The answer is two-fold, according to DR. SMRITA DORAIRAJAN, nephrology specialist at Truman Veterans' Hospital. Directly-speaking, it means your kidneys have to work "overtime" to clear out the body's toxins; indirectly-speaking, it means your kidneys are on clean-up duty from any number of problems that may occur from having a high BMI. March 4, 2021