April 26 free diabetes expo and kidney education program in Visalia

VISALIA –Tulare County residents are invited to attend a free kidney health education program and diabetes expo on Saturday, April 26, in Visalia.  

The event, hosted in partnership with the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA), Kaweah Delta Outpatient Specialty Clinics and other local organizations, will provide attendees with a chance to take a kidney disease risk survey, get their body mass index measured, speak with a healthcare professional, and get free educational materials.  

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kaweah Delta Multiservice Center, 402 W. Acequia Ave., in Visalia. To attend the event, people should pre-register by calling 624-2520 or e-mail eromero@kdhcd.org.  

Those with the following risk factors should attend:
-Anyone with diabetes or a family history of diabetes
-Anyone with high blood pressure or a family history of high blood pressure.  

Other event sponsors include: National Kidney Foundation, Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) Healthy, HealthNet, Anthem Blue Cross.