Walk to raise awareness for World Kidney Day

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG) - World Kidney Day is on March 14 and so is the 2nd Annual World Kidney Day Walk. The #850Strong walk will be at Leslie Porter Park at 10 a.m..

Chronic Kidney Disease is a non-communicable disease that affects 1 in 10 people worldwide. While severity can vary, the disease is incurable and causes the patient to need lifelong care. As the incidence of kidney disease escalates, World Kidney Day plays a role in educating the public, the medical community and governments and encouraging prevention and detection of kidney disease.