National Kidney Foundation of Maryland KEY Screening

National Kidney Foundation of Maryland KEY Screening

More About National Kidney Foundation of Maryland KEY Screening

As part of NKF-MD’s mission of early detection and early intervention, this free screening will identify early markers for high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney disease. No appointments are needed for the screening and any adult can participate.

Lasting about 20 minutes, the screening includes blood pressure and weight checks, as well as counseling with a doctor and dietician. Additionally, blood tests may be given to those needing to have their blood sugar and kidney function checked. For more information, call NKF-MD at 443-322-0375 or visit click for details.

Overall, kidney disease affects 26 million people – that’s one in nine Marylanders. One in three American adults – 73 million people – are at risk for kidney disease, and the risk increases to one in two over the course of a lifetime.

Most people affected do not realize it until the condition has progressed. In fact, 25 percent of the 1,229 people screened last year by NKF-MD demonstrated significant results.

Serving central and western Maryland, the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of West Virginia, NKF-MD is the area’s only voluntary health agency dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of kidney and urinary tract diseases.

Tags: Health Seminars And Screenings, Health, Community




Event Details

Date: November 10, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location:
Allegany County Health Department
12501 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
Contact:
Jessica Quintilian
443.322.0375
jquintilian@kidneymd.org


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