Register Now: FREE “Keep Healthy” Kidney Screening May 30th
One in three American adults are at risk for kidney disease. Are you the one? Find out at a FREE screening hosted by Mattie Rhodes Center and the Midwest chapter of the National Kidney Foundation (NFK).
The NFK’s KEEP Healthy program is a community-based initiative designed to educate the public about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease and steps to keep your kidneys healthy.
The event is Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mattie Rhodes Center (Northeast), 148 N. Topping Avenue, Kansas City, Mo. Save time at the event by pre-registering on the NKF’s website.
The KEEP Healthy check-up includes:
- A Risk Survey
- Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculation: Height and Weight Measurements
- A blood pressure check
- An ACR urine test for albumin (a type of protein) – For individuals at risk only!
- Free educational materials
- The opportunity to speak with a health care professional
For more information on kidney health, visit the NKF website at www.kidney.org or call 913-262-1551.
Swope Health Services is proud to promote and sponsor the work of the National Kidney Foundation as many of our patients have risk factors that can lead to kidney disease. These include high blood pressure, a BMI greater than 30, diabetes and a family history of kidney disease. If you or someone you know is concerned about your kidney health, please call 816-923-5800 to schedule an appointment with one of our providers.