Community Health Fair and Presentations

Friday Aug 30, 2019

Sandia Resort & Casino

30 Rainbow Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
US

Phone: 526-9366
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Jennifer Olsen

Phone: 505-998-7442
Website: Click to Visit

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Learn about health concerns from the professionals.

FREE Health Screening and Healthy Refreshments!

Health Educational Presentations

8:30 am - Welcome. Dr. Fidel Barrantes and Felicia C De Vaca, New Mexico Kidney Foundation.

8:45 - How kidneys work. What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and how to protect your kidneys. Dr. Dale Erickson, Renal Medicine Associates.

9:20 am- What is high Blood Pressure? How does it affect my body? Dr. Mihaela Bujoi, Presbyterian Heart Center.

10:00 am – How to lose weight by changing food habits. What should I eat if I have CKD 3-4? RD Lori Levine. Renal Nutritionist specialist -Fresenius.

10:35 am – Food health for Diabetes and CKD patients. Dr. Sara Meleh, Albuquerque VA Medical Center- Podiatry section.

11:15 am - Mental health in Chronic Kidney Disease. Dr. Tien Nguyen, Blue Cross Blue Shield.

11:50 pm - My journey from kidney failure to kidney transplant. Patient experience.