We're a state-wide faith-based coalition focused on raising public awareness and engaging consumers about health insurance options available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and promoting the importance of health and wellness in Mississippi.
the American Kidney Fund urges the public to Take Six Steps that Count to Fight Kidney Disease:
Know your numbers
Identify your risks for kidney disease
Donate to help kidney patients with treatment-related expenses
Notify your family of your wish to be an organ donor
Eat healthy, exercise, and don’t smoke
Your doctor is a resource—ask about your eGFR!
Taste Test Sunday March 20
promotes healthy desserts at church functions by having desserts prepared in accordance with guidelines for diabetics. Invite the congregation to sample them after worship. Promote a contest among members to collect recipes with healthy substitutions for a healthy cookbook.
March 22 is a one-day, wake-up call asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.