World Kidney Day Screenings
World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of kidney health. The theme for this year will focus on Kidney Disease and Obesity – Health Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys.
High blood pressure is one of the top two causes of chronic kidney disease. In honor of this day and to raise awareness for kidney health, UF Health Nephrology will be providing free blood pressure screenings to faculty, staff and patients.
- Screenings will take place at UF Health Springhill clinic from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the front entrance next to Opus.
- After getting their blood pressure checked, participants can learn more about kidney disease and easy ways to reduce the risk of developing kidney disease.
- To learn more, visit UFHealth.org/neph or worldkidneyday.org.