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KidneyMobile to offer free kidney and diabetes screenings

2 years, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois will bring its KidneyMobile services to Quincy on Thursday, May 2

 

 This is the fifth annual no-cost kidney and diabetes screening offered by Blessing Health System, Quincy Medical Group, and the Adams County Medical Society Alliance (ACMSA).

 

The screenings will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center. Registration is required by April 29 by calling 877-411-2468 or visiting www.blessinghealthsystem.org/signup. No fasting is required.

 

Screenings include blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, urinalysis, and blood draws to identify serum Creatinine and eGFR, an estimation of kidney function.

 

Each participant will have a private consultation with a medical professional at the end of the screening, where test results will be shared along with strategies for a healthier diet and life-saving next steps in the case that abnormal screening results are discovered.

 

The KidneyMobile, a custom motor coach offering free education about chronic kidney disease, will be parked on Vermont Street outside of the Kroc Center. Participants are invited on board the KidneyMobile after the screenings for an educational tour, hands-on displays and short video featuring people whose lives have been touched by diabetes and kidney disease.

 

Lunch will be provided to the first 200. Raffle drawings will take place every hour in honor of the fifth annual celebration.

 

“Blessing is excited to be a partner in bringing the KidneyMobile to Quincy,” said Maureen Kahn, president and chief executive officer of Blessing Hospital. “Statistics show that one in nine American adults has chronic kidney disease and most are not even aware of it. Prevention and education are key to making a difference.”

 

“These screenings will help us spread the message of early detection of chronic kidney disease, while educating the community on ways to prevent and manage diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease,” Kahn said.

 

This is the fifth year that Blessing Hospital, Quincy Medical Group and the Adams County Medical Society Alliance have teamed up to bring the KidneyMobile to Quincy.

 

"We are delighted to help offer these free screenings to the community through the Kidney Mobile," stated Dr. Dan Evans, Nephrologist at Quincy Medical Group. "For the past several years, we've had several hundred participants take advantage of these free screenings. The results are available almost instantly and there are health care professionals onsite to address abnormal results. This is a great opportunity for folks to get tested for free; and we encourage those interested to sign up early since there is limited space."

“The Alliance is excited to be part of this community project,” notes ACMSA President, Sheila Biggs. “We love having the opportunity to help the Quincy community take a positive approach toward better health management.”

More than 70 percent of those who participate in the NKFI screenings statewide find that they have at least one abnormal result that requires immediate medical intervention.

 

KIDNEY DISEASE BY THE NUMBERS

  • 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • 900,000 Illinoisans have CKD and most don’t know it
  • 15,000 kidney patients receive dialysis at least three times per week to replace kidney function
  • 80,000 people die annually due to CKD, making it the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • 75 percent of new dialysis patients have diabetes and/or hypertension as the underlying cause of irreversible kidney failure
  • 4,700 individuals are waiting for an organ transplant in Illinois
  • 18 people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant

 

On the Web: www.kidneymobile.org


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