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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.
January is the start of a new year and a time when many people make New Year's resolutions to be healthier.
The NKFM and the Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation have partnered to offer the Diabetes Prevention Program in Dexter.
When it Comes to Diabetes, Family Support is Critical to Staying Healthy
As the weather gets colder, it can sometimes be more challenging for people to get motivated to exercise outside. For people with diabetes, and those at risk, physical activity is essential in managing your health.
Earlier this summer, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) selected 17 individuals on dialysis or with a kidney transplant across the state of Michigan to receive academic scholarships through the Swartz/Ferriter College Scholarship Program.