For the Good of the Patient

Maximo (Max) Cervera (60) is well known in Trinity Health’s Saint Mary’s Emergency Department (ED) and on the inpatient unit of the hospital. He lives with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and has been a regular patient for at least three years. Under usual circumstances, patients with ESRD receive dialysis several times a week in … Read more For the Good of the Patient

Saint Mary’s Foundation Announces Grant to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan for “Dodge the Punch”

Neighborhood barbers will reach out to Black men about health issues GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – (October 20, 2021) – “Dodge the Punch” is back! The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) and Mercy Health’s Browning Claytor Health Center in Grand Rapids will begin training Black barbers to implement the “Dodge the Punch” program, aimed primarily … Read more Saint Mary’s Foundation Announces Grant to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan for “Dodge the Punch”

Educate Yourself and Help Empower those Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

On March 11, World Kidney Day focuses our attention on kidney health and encourages meaningful conversations to promote awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and to express support for those living with this serious illness.  CKD occurs when a person’s kidneys become damaged and cannot clean blood as efficiently as healthy kidneys. This creates a … Read more Educate Yourself and Help Empower those Living with Chronic Kidney Disease