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In recognition of National Kidney Month and to inspire people on dialysis to enjoy a healthy diet, dialysis provider Fresenius Medical Care is bringing celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. to several U.S. cities. Star of the Food Network show "Big Daddy's House," Chef McCargo will unveil four new locally inspired dialysis recipes and share tips for healthy eating.
McCargo's tour, which includes five dialysis clinic visits that are free and open to the public, kicks off in Chicago on March 14, World Kidney Day, then moves on to:
- Kansas City, Mo., on March 15 and 16
- Birmingham, Ala., on March 19 and 20
- Louisville, Ky., on March 27
At each stop will visit dialysis clinics to meet with patients and their families to share kidney-friendly cooking tips, food samples, and recipes developed in collaboration with FMCNA dietitians. He will also unveil a new recipe in each city, influenced by that region's cuisine.
Detailed locations and event schedules can be found at www.ultracare-dialysis.com/kidneymonth.