SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is hosting a free Kidney Health Screening this weekend in Shreveport. The event will take place Saturday, December 1, at St. Mary of the Pines Catholic Church.
Dr. Mary Buffington, with Ochsner LSU Health, joined us in the KSLA studio to explain.
“Kidney disease can be completely asymptomatic so it’s important that people get screened," said Buffington. The main way is to have a urinalysis taken or have a blood chemistry to check the function of their kidneys.
Appointments are required.
Free Kidney Health Screening Saturday, December 1
8:30-12:30 p.m. St. Mary of the Pines Catholic Church
1050 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
To learn more call (504) 861-4500 or visit KidneyLA.org.