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For the more than 80,000 Americans currently on the national waiting list for a kidney transplant, the need for immediate action is real. For Sheila Jackson, the need became urgent almost immediately.
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is recognizing National Kidney Month this March and World Kidney Day on March 14 by educating residents on the connection between diabetes and kidney disease.
March is National Kidney Month and March 14 is World Kidney Day.
2012 NDEP Frankie Award Winners
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is recognizing African American History Month this February by spreading awareness about the increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease in African Americans, and the importance of health management to prevent these chronic health conditions.
January is the start of a new year, and a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. Maintaining a healthy weight and staying active can help prevent a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, which is the leading cause of kidney failure.
On Saturday, December 1st the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM), the largest affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation in the United States, gathered friends and supporters for the 8th Annual Kidney Ball: Motown Magic at the MGM Grand Detroit.
In 2015, resolve to make healthy food choices, engage in physical activity, and quit smoking to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Provides Tips for Managing & Preventing Diabetes During the Holiday Season
The holiday season can be a difficult time for managing and preventing diabetes—holiday gatherings, football playoffs, and other celebrations make it hard to stick to a healthy diet because of all the unhealthy foods that are readily available.
If you are one of the millions of Americans with a long-term health condition like asthma, diabetes, stroke, heart or lung disease, this important information about the flu applies to you.