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Queen's Speaking of Health: Caring For Your Kidneys

The Queen's Medical Center

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

Queen's Speaking of Health: Caring For Your Kidneys

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Caring For Your Kidneys
Queen's Speaking of Health lecture (FREE) - Wed., August 28, 2019

Chronic kidney disease is one of the biggest under-recognized health crises in the world today. Early recognition through simple screening tests is vital to slowing its progression. More than 3,000 people are on dialysis in Hawaii and a kidney transplant is an alternative to dialysis treatment.

Learn more with Makoto Ogihara, MD and Christie Izutsu, MD at The Queen’s Medical Center.

•  Screening/detection of kidney disease
•  Risk factors
•  Managing disease with diet & lifestyle changes
•  Dialysis vs transplantation
•  How to become an organ donor


Space is limited. Reservations are required. Register online or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.

 Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended since it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at the Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation.

Can’t make the lecture? Watch the recording online about 2 weeks after the event on Queen’s YouTube channel: QMCHawaii. Click here to check out our past lectures on stress, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, bone health, weight loss and more. 


Caring For Your Kidneys
Date:  Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time:  5:30 - 7:00 pm
Place:  Queen’s - Punchbowl, The Queen's Conference Center
Cost:  Free
Map:  See below for most convenient parking option; please be advised that the walking route includes stairs.

Have questions about Queen's Speaking of Health: Caring For Your Kidneys? Contact The Queen's Medical Center

When & Where

The Queen's Medical Center - Punchbowl
The Queen's Conference Center
1301 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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The Queen's Medical Center

The Queen’s Medical Center (Queen’s), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV, is an acute care medical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility is licensed for 575 acute beds and serves as the major tertiary and quaternary referral center for cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, orthopaedics, surgery, emergency medicine and behavioral health medicine.  It is the state’s designated trauma center verified as Level I by the American College of Surgeons.   It has the only organ transplantation program in Hawaii.  Queen’s is a major teaching hospital, serving as a clinical training site for the residency programs sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii.  Queen’s is the only hospital in Hawaii to achieve Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor for hospital excellence – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

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