By Joyce Williams
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan 

2022 Black History Month highlights Black health and wellness


February 17, 2022

Liz Walker made her health a priority and is now living a healthier life

DETROIT - During Black History Month in February, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is raising awareness about staying well to avoid chronic disease such as diabetes, kidney disease and heart disease. Black people are generally at higher risk for these diseases and more, according to the Office of Minority Health, part of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Anyone who has ever made and maintained the lifestyle changes necessary to prevent these life-altering diseases will tell you it's not easy. But, the NKFM's programs can help.

Liz Walker, a Black woman in her 7...

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