World Kidney Day

Humboldt Park Field House, 1440 N Sacramento Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622

World Kidney Day is quickly approaching!

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
What: World Kidney Day is celebrated worldwide, bringing together millions of people in over 150 countries and uniting them to produce a powerful voice for kidney health awareness. Join the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois as we mark World Kidney Day and kick off the 2015 KidneyMobile® screening season! This year we are partnering with Norwegian American Hospital and Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center to provide free health screenings and information to the community.

All services are free of charge!

World Kidney Day activities will include:

  • A free kidney and diabetes screening for all attendees. Tests include: blood pressure, blood sugar, hemoglobin A1c (3-month diabetes test), body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, urinalysis and a blood draw (if necessary).
  • Opportunity to talk about your results with a doctor or nurse.
  • Tours of the KidneyMobile®.
  • Vision screenings: glaucoma and retinopathy.
  • Diabetic foot checks.
  • Diabetes education.
  • Medication consultations.
  • Health insurance information.
  • Healthy lifestyle resources and fitness demonstrations.
  • Free healthy snacks, nutrition consultations and more!

Click here to download our World Kidney Day flyer in English and Spanish.

Interested in volunteering at World Kidney Day? We utilize nursing, medical, PA, pharmacy students as volunteers for our KidneyMobile program. We will be especially in need of bi-lingual (Spanish) medical volunteers. Please contact Regina White at if you are interested or have questions.

For questions please contact Mara Lidacis at (312) 321-1500 or


Día Mundial del Riñón

Exámenes de Salud Gratis

1 de cada 3 adultos está en riesgo de enfermedad renal. ¿Serás uno de ellos?

Jueves 12 de Marzo, 2015
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Humboldt Park Field House

El Día Mundial del Riñón ofrece:

  • Exámenes de salud GRATIS para todos los asistentes. Los exámenes incluyen Presión arterial, Diabetes (azúcar en la sangre), hemoglobina A1c (examen cada 3 meses para diabetes), Índice de masa corporal (BMI) Circunferencia de la Cintura, Análisis de orina y Extracción de Sangre (si es necesario).
  • Exámenes de la vista y chequeos para pies diabético.
  • La oportunidad de hablar con un doctor o enfermera sobre sus resultados.
  • Consultas sobre Medicamentos.
  • Información de Seguros de Salud.
  • Guía educativa al KidneyMobile®.
  • Información sobre recursos de estilo de vida saludable.
  • ¡Bocadillos saludables gratuitos y mucho más!

This year, we are excited to announce that World Kidney Day will be hosted in Humboldt Park, at the beautiful Humboldt Park Field House.

Humboldt Park Field House
1440 N Sacramento Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

Click here for a map.

Humboldt Park is located within the street boundaries of North Ave, Kedzie Ave, Division St, and California Ave. It is easily accessible via the #72 North bus, #70 Divison bus, and the #52 Kedzie/California bus.

Thank you to our many generous sponsors & partners!


Fresenius Medical Care

Satellite Healthcare


Lead Partners

Norwegian American Hospital

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Humboldt Park Field House


Community Partners

Casa Central
Chicago Commons
Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition
Chicago Puerto Rican Lion’s Club
Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago/Mujeres Latina en Acción
Donate Life Illinois
Erie Family Health Center
14th and 12th Districts
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
McCormick Tribune YMCA of Metro Chicago
National Latino Institute
PACE Suburban Bus Service
Starbucks Coffiee
University of Illinois Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
Whole Foods Market Chicago


World Kidney Day is made possible each year through many generous sponsors and exhibitors. For more information on available opportunities, please contact Mara Lidacis at or (312) 321-1500.

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