Ingalls & Matteson Community Center to Host Free Kidneymobile Screening Oct. 2

 

(September, 2014)

One in three Americans is at risk for kidney disease. Are you one of them?

Take charge of your health and attend a free kidney and diabetes screening through the KidneyMobile program, sponsored by Ingalls Health System and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, Thursday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Matteson Community Center.

Free screenings include blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index, waist circumference, and urinalysis. All participants can have a private consultation with a medical professional about their results. Educational tours of the KidneyMobile also are available. Fasting is not required although a urine sample is.

For more information, contact the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois at 312.321.1500 or visit www.nkfi.org. No appointment is necessary; participants must be 18 years or older.

The Matteson Community Center is located at 20642 Matteson Ave. in Matteson, two blocks west of Cicero Avenue at 207th Street.