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Oakwood Healthcare is partnering with the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) to host a free 6-week health workshop to help adults with type 2 diabetes improve their overall health.
This summer, the NKFM selected 16 individuals on dialysis or with a kidney transplant to receive academic scholarships through the Swartz/Ferriter College Scholarship Program.
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Provides Tips for Involving Family in Diabetes Care
For the seventh consecutive year, the NKFM has been recognized for its success in sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by receiving a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
On Tuesday, May 20, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) held its 2014 Diabetes and Kidney Advocacy Day at the Anderson House Office Building in Lansing followed by its 16th annual Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.
On Sunday, May 18, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) held its annual Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo.
NKFM employees, Laurie Gustafson and Leigh Vogelsong were recently trained as Master Trainers for the National Diabetes Prevention Program.
Free kidney (urine, blood pressure and weight) screenings and depression screenings will be offered throughout the day.
Knowing risk factors could help you prevent kidney disease
The NKFM is recognizing African American History Month in February by spreading awareness about the increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease in African Americans.