Thursday, March 10, 2011
There are FIVE things you can do today on World Kidney Day....
LEARN your kidney numbers so you can make sure you have HEALTHY kidneys
GET TESTED - especially if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or family history of these conditions including Kidney Disease
Volunteer - the National Kidney Foundation needs volunteers of all ages and occupations, including health care professionals
JOIN NKF: National Kidney Foundation the NFK offers valuable benefits to members which include health care professionals, patients, transplant recipients, living donors and donor families
DONATE: Money, time or an organ
TODAY listed on the UNOS website, the United Network for Organ Sharing, there are 110,644 people waiting for a transplant. of that number there are 72,259 on the active waitlist.
NINETEEN OF US WILL DIE TODAY due to the lack of organs... will you think about signing up today? www.donatelife.net/
Leader of Loving Our Kidneys Team
LOVE YOUR KIDNEYS today!