Columbia men's group hosts kidney health screening
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | 1:06 p.m. CDT;
updated 3:38 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, June 26, 2012
COLUMBIA — A Columbia group is offering a free kidney health screening targeted at African-American men.
The program is supported by the Minority Men's Network and Educational Foundation and the National Kidney Foundation. The free exams will be offered Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Days Inn on I-70 Drive.
The exams include blood sugar and urine tests as well as blood tests. Doctors will also be on hand to discuss the test results.
The group says men with a family history of diabetes or blood pressure are especially at risk for kidney disease.
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