2 questions Doctor. 1 . I live in Cape Coral, Florida is there a free screening nearer to me other than Orlando? my GFR is 49 happened suddenly I have never ever had this on my blood work report. I am 73 with high blood pressure. I really do not want to go to a specialist. I had ARDS 16 years ago and I am thinking that illness effected my kidneys. I was in the hospital 3 1/2 months in a coma for 9 weeks. At that time my kidneys were ready to shut down. It was a miracle that one day my kidneys were going and two days later they were normal. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A list of upcoming screening events can be found on our web site at: https://www.kidney.org/news/keephealthy/KEEPHealthyEvents

In addition, you can find a local National Kidney Foundation office nearest to you by going to our web site and finding out if the local office has any upcoming screenings.  You can access this site at:  https://www.kidney.org/keephealthy

 

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