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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.
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In 2015, resolve to make healthy food choices, engage in physical activity, and quit smoking to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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.
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The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) has partnered up with Gift of Life MOTTEP (Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program) to provide free health screenings in northwest Detroit.
While eating healthy foods is important for everyone, it’s essential for people with diabetes, and for those who might be at risk for developing diabetes. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is recognizing Fruit and Veggies: More Matters Month by educating Michigan residents about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables in order to manage and prevent diabetes and other chronic health conditions.