Many of us receive misinformation related to kidney functionality and its diseases, and are therefore not aware of the negative consequences of kidney failure. For example, does back pain mean my kidneys are failing? How do I know if I have kidney failure? Would eating healthily help decrease the risks?
Join us to debunk kidney myths, highlight the facts of kidney failure, and share with you practical nutrition and exercise tips to take home.
|8am – 12pm||– Kidney Screening
– Interactive & Educational Showcase
|9am – 9.30am||Sweat It Out!|
|9.45am – 10am||Your Health, Your Responsibility|
|10am – 11.15am||Myths vs Facts|
|11.15am – 11.20am||Sit-ercise|
|11.20am – 12pm||Cooking for Health|
Sweat It Out!
9am – 9.30am
|Do you know that obesity can lead to health diseases like diabetes and hypertension, which are the two leading causes of kidney failure? Join the team from Nawal Haddad Fitness for an easy 30-minute workout session consisting of a cardio segment to sweat off your weight concerns. It’s never too late to start. Sign up today!|
|Journey with our kidney patients as they share their stories of how neglecting their health had led them to the severe consequences they bear today.|
Myths vs Facts
10am – 11.15am
|Join us to uncover some common misconceptions surrounding kidney disease with experts from Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and the renal health community.|
11.15am – 11.20am
|Want to exercise but don’t have the time or don’t know how to start? Our NKF Exercise Specialist will show you an easy 5-minute exercise that can be done seated on a chair!|
Cooking for Health
11.20am – 12pm
|Are all healthier choice food options good for us? Do you know how healthy eating supports your kidney health? Dietitians will be sharing practical dietary tips through a cooking demo, where you learn how to whip up a nutritious meal in a jiffy.|
Admission is FREE! Registration opens from 3 to 19 February 2020.
Free Kidney Screening
Limited slots available, pre-registration required
Healthy living starts with knowledge! Get screened today and know your kidney health status.
Based on the Ministry of Health guidelines, types of tests depend on whether individuals have diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, are aged 50 years and above and who is a smoker, and have a family history of kidney failure.
Registration opens from 3 to 19 February 2020.
Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza
Admiralty MRT Station
901M, 913, 912A, 912, 904, 964, 965, 969