Minnesota, Dakotas, Iowa & Nebraska

Kidney Care Education Day

Join the National Kidney Foundation for the 2013 Kidney Care Education Day on Saturday, April 6th at the Maplewood Community Center. It is a day for our Kidney Community (kidney patients, family member and caregivers) to meet and discuss topics related to kidney disease. Attendees will break out in to small discussion groups with a moderator to discuss how the topics relate to them, affect them and share advice/tips with others. The 2013 topics include: Money Matters; Diet & Nutrition; Living with Chronic Illness and Dialysis & Modality Options.

Schedule for the 2013 Minnesota Kidney Care Education Day:

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Welcome, NKF Update, Celebration of Life and "Who Wants to be a Kidney-aire" Game Show

9:45 AM - Noon - Interactive Discussions (three breakout sessions. Speakers to rotate every 45 minutes)

  • Diet and Nutrition Through All Stages of CKD with Debra Wickam
  • Living with a Chronic Illness and Using a Health Coach with Holly Link
  • Money Matters, Navigating Insurance and Benefits with Sheila Maybanks

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Dialysis and Modalities with Alexandra Bailey (This workshop is for patients on, or facing dialysis)

Noon - Meeting adjourns

Thank you to our sponsors:

Associated Nephrology Consultants, P.A.

Kidney Care Education Day is being held at the Maplewood Community Center located at 2100 White Bear Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55109. Click here for directions.