Classes & Events
In partnership with DaVita, one of the largest kidney care companies in the United States, DMG Nephrology now offers free Kidney Smart Classes.
These 90 minute classes are held monthly and are open to anyone who wants to learn more about chronic kidney disease, renal diet and nutrition and available treatment options.
Kidney Smart Class Updates - COVID-19
As a precaution for class participants, we are cancelling all Kidney Smart in-person classes and 1:1 sessions
We are committed to continuing to support participants with alternative class options, including virtual and telephonic offerings. If you were already registered for a class between now and April 6th you have the option to Join a virtual Webex class on any of the dates and times listed below:
March 18, 2020 - 5:00pm
March 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
March 25,2020 - 5:00pm
April 1, 2020 - 5:00pm
April 6, 2020 - 4:00pm
How to Join:
Using your computer, you can log in to WebEx online about 10-15 minutes ahead of your scheduled class time at the provided WebEx address for:
1. Enter your name and email address, then click "Join" or "Enter room".
2. From the audio connection box, select "Call Me" or "Call Using Computer".
3. You may be taken to a screen that reads "Install Cisco WebEx Meetings". If this occurs, click "Run a Temporary Application". Select "Run" two times and you will be taken to the WebEx class.
4. If you’re using a smart device, such as a smart phone or iPad to join, be sure to download the Cisco WebEx App on your phone (found by searching in the App Store on your smart device).
5.Once downloaded, you can open your confirmation email, click the “Join” or “Enter room” link, the app will automatically open the meeting.
If you do not have computer access please call Vannessa Directly to schedule a Telephonic class at 312-520-8038.
Please make sure to leave your name and contact number if you are sent to voicemail. Vannessa will return your call and get you scheduled for tele-education.
To register for a Kidney Smart class visit, KidneySmart.org/Class or call, 888-MYKIDNEY (888-695-4363).