April 2, 2014
VISALIA –Tulare County
residents are invited to attend a free kidney health education program and
diabetes expo on Saturday, April 26, in Visalia.
The event, hosted in partnership with the American
Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA), Kaweah Delta Outpatient Specialty
Clinics and other local organizations, will provide attendees with a chance to
take a kidney disease risk survey, get their body mass index measured, speak
with a healthcare professional, and get free educational materials.
The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kaweah Delta
402 W. Acequia Ave.,
in Visalia. To
attend the event, people should pre-register by calling 624-2520 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those with the following risk factors should attend:
-Anyone with diabetes or a family history of diabetes
-Anyone with high blood pressure or a family history of high
Other event sponsors include: National Kidney Foundation,
Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Healthy, HealthNet, Anthem Blue Cross.