World Kidney Day is March 8

The Kidney Foundation of WNY is working to raise awareness of kidney health issues today and throughout the month.

  • We've teamed up with the office of Mayor Byron W. Brown to provide information and blood pressure screenings in Buffalo City Hall from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 8.
  • The American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls will be will be illuminated in blue, green and yellow at 10 p.m. tonight to call attention to kidney disease.
  • The Electric Tower and Buffalo City Hall will be illuminated in blue, green and yellow tonight.

Other activities this month include:

Help Us Spread the Word

Share these key facts and raise awareness about kidney health

  • Diabetes and high blood pressure are the leading causes of chronic kidney disease.
  • Early identification and treatment may keep chronic kidney disease from getting worse and may prevent other health problems.
  • Talk to your medical provider about your kidney health.
  • Organ donation, including living kidney donation, saves lives.
  • You can help protect the health of your kidneys by eating well, being physically active and staying properly hydrated.

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