The National Faith-Based Mobilization Network is a coalition of clergy, lay leaders, congregation members, health and wellness partners, and concerned citizens committed to creating health equity...
...through promoting wholeness (mind, body, and spirit), advocating for sustainable change, and remedying the effects of concentrated poverty.
Current Spotlight: The Affordable Care Act's
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer.
American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day
is a one-day, wake-up call asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
American Kidney Fund Kidney Sunday
observes the importance of kidney health and promotes World Kidney Day.
On World Kidney Day
the American Kidney Fund urges the public to Take Six Steps that Count to Fight Kidney Disease:
• Know your numbers
• Identify your risks for kidney disease
•Donate to help kidney patients with treatment-related expenses •Notify your family of your wish to be an organ donor
• Eat healthy, exercise, and don’t smoke
• Your doctor is a resource—ask about your eGFR!
Taste Test Sunday
promotes healthy desserts at church functions by having desserts prepared in accordance with guidelines for diabetics. Invite the congregation to sample them after worship. Promote a contest among members to collect recipes with healthy substitutions for a healthy cookbook.