KEEP Healthy – Kidney Health Screening


National Kidney Foundation 2201 United States

Date of event

3 November 2015 


KEEP Healthy is the National Kidney Foundation’s free, community-based kidney health screening program. The program is designed to reach the 73 million Americans who are at risk of developing chronic kidney disease due to rapidly rising rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity The program consists of a 15-20 minute check-up where each participant receives test results, educational materials and information on next steps to take to keep their kidneys healthy. A KEEP Healthy check-up is provided by a team of trained NKF volunteers and healthcare professionals, and includes: – Risk Survey – Body Mass Index (BMI): Height and Weight Measurements – Blood Pressure Check – ACR Urine testing for albumin (a type of protein that indicates kidney disease) – Free Educational Materials – Opportunity to Speak with a Health Care Professional

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