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02/01/2013
2012 NDEP Frankie Award Winners
01/29/2013
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is recognizing African American History Month this February by spreading awareness about the increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease in African Americans, and the importance of health management to prevent these chronic health conditions.
01/04/2013
January is the start of a new year, and a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to be healthier. Maintaining a healthy weight and staying active can help prevent a number of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, which is the leading cause of kidney failure.
12/07/2012
On Saturday, December 1st the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM), the largest affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation in the United States, gathered friends and supporters for the 8th Annual Kidney Ball: Motown Magic at the MGM Grand Detroit.
01/07/2015
In 2015, resolve to make healthy food choices, engage in physical activity, and quit smoking to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
12/11/2012
The holiday season can be a difficult time for managing and preventing diabetes—holiday gatherings, football playoffs, and other celebrations make it hard to stick to a healthy diet because of all the unhealthy foods that are readily available.
10/10/2012
If you are one of the millions of Americans with a long-term health condition like asthma, diabetes, stroke, heart or lung disease, this important information about the flu applies to you.
09/24/2012
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) has partnered up with Gift of Life MOTTEP (Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program) to provide free health screenings in northwest Detroit.
09/14/2012
While eating healthy foods is important for everyone, it’s essential for people with diabetes, and for those who might be at risk for developing diabetes. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is recognizing Fruit and Veggies: More Matters Month by educating Michigan residents about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables in order to manage and prevent diabetes and other chronic health conditions.
08/03/2012
If you have diabetes, you know that managing diabetes can be hard. Talking with your family about your diabetes and some of the struggles you face can help you deal with the stress, emotions, and other challenges in your life.

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