Know Your Numbers


Unfortunately, many VPCBC members are hit with complications of high blood pressure, elevated glucose levels, and unhealthy cholesterol. And all of these can be controlled. Sometimes diet and exercise changes can do this, and sometimes medications are needed. And medications are usually available at little or no cost.

Now is the time to visit your health care provider or participate in a health screening to find out your numbers. Treatments started early help you avoid kidney disease, heart attack, stroke, and diabetes.

Here are some resources:

Know Your Numbers for Diabetes Risk

Protecting Kidney Health

Kidney Disease Risk Quiz

Know Your Numbers and Cholesterol