Saturday, May 07, 2005

your2feet: African American Conference Seattle WA

"Clint Brown presided over the booth displaying Z-coil pain relief footwear for those attending the African American Conference Saturday May 7. Dr. Kerch gave a presentaion for those interesting in 'Foot Tips' to keep you walking. She also did foot health screenings assessing vascular status and neurolgical status. 16 million AMericans have diabetes, but only 11 million are aware. Kidney disease affects 20-40% of people with diabetes.

African Americans and other minorities are 2-3 times more likely to develop diabetes and 2-4 times more likely to go on to kidney failure. "

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