If you are looking for new ideas to freshen up your family reunion this summer, look no further. The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) has many tools and resources to help you add a new activity or program where your family can have fun and learn together.
Five Tips to Get Healthy at Your Reunion
Sharing Her Story: Yvette Surls Explains How Diabetes Has Affected Her Life
Everyone has a story to tell. For Yvette, of Norfolk, Va., being diagnosed with diabetes and knowing that both high blood pressure and diabetes run in her family, she knew something had to change. Since diabetes and high blood pressure can lead to kidney failure, Yvette makes sure she manages her diabetes, and she encourages her loved ones to do the same.
"This is something serious," she said in a new video featured on NKDEP's website. "It's time to look at what you're your doing, look at what you're taking into your body, and really take care of yourself."
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Page last updated: June 6, 2012