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Free kidney and diabetes screening

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WSIL -- If you are concerned about your kidney health or afraid you may have diabetes, you may want to head to Murphysboro tomorrow morning.

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in partnership with the Jackson County Health Department is offering free kidney and diabetes screenings.

The screenings will be conducted from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. tomorrow August 7 at the Davis McCann Center located at 1410 Walnut Street in Murphysboro.

Health care professionals will be taking blood pressure and body mass index (BMI) readings as well urinalysis and blood draws if necessary.

Fasting is not required, but a urine sample will be taken. You must be 18 years of age, and no appointment is necessary.

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