National Kidney Foundation KEEP Healthy Kidney Screening

Visit Dallas Nephrology Associates at the upcoming NKF KEEP Healthy Screening
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Dallas County Health & Human Services
2377 North Stemmons Freeway

Come to the National Kidney Foundation’s new KEEP Healthy program and find out. One in three Americans is at risk for developing kidney disease. KEEP Healthy will help you learn if you’re the one.

What is KEEP Healthy?
The National Kidney Foundation’s community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.

What does the KEEP Healthy Check-up Include?
Risk Survey
Body Mass Index (BMI): Height and Weight Measurements
Blood pressure check
ACR urine test for albumin (a type of protein)
Free educational materials
Opportunity to speak with a health care professional

Who’s at Increased Risk for Kidney Disease?
Anyone with high blood pressure, diabetes
Anyone with a family history of kidney failure
African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders and American Indians
Anyone age 60 and older
Individuals who are obese (body mass index of 30 or above)

What should you do next?
When you visit your doctor, share what you’ve learned about your risk factors for kidney disease
Follow healthy lifestyle advice
If you have any questions, call our NKF Cares patient hotline toll-free at 1-855-NKF-Cares (653-2273).

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