Ask the Doctor
Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
The Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) is a free health screening offered by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) for individuals at increased risk of developing kidney disease. The NKF recommends that individuals who are at risk for chronic kidney disease attend a kidney screening once a year.
The screening program raises awareness about kidney disease among high risk individuals and provides free testing and educational information. Each screening analyzes blood pressure and weight measurements as well as blood and urine tests to detect signs of diabetes and kidney disease.
Who should attend a kidney screening?
You should attend if you are 18 years or older and have one or more of the following:
What will I have to do?
Please allow approximately 60 minutes to complete the entire screening process. Space is limited at each of the screening events; please contact the National Kidney Foundation office at (651) 636-7300 to schedule an appointment.
For more information about participating, sponsoring or volunteering at a Kidney Screenings, contact the National Kidney Foundation office at (651) 636-7300 or by email at KristinB@Kidney.org.