Doctor to hold class on kidney disease

LAWRENCEVILLE — One local doctor’s office will host an information session next week for those suffering from kidney disease.

Fresenius Medical Care on Herrington Road in Lawrenceville will be hosting the treatment options program on Aug. 19.

If You Go

• What: Treatment options information session on dialysis and chronic kidney disease

• When: 10 a.m. Aug. 19

• Where: Fresenius Medical Care, Duluth/ Lawrenceville, 1115 Herrington Road, Lawrenceville

• For more information: Call 1-877-TOPS-LIFE

The session, aimed at helping anyone who wants to learn more about chronic kidney disease and the different kinds of dialysis treatment available today, is free and open to the general public.

The informational class, held from 10 to 11:30 a.m., is designed for chronic kidney disease patients who may need dialysis, family members, friends and caregivers, and anyone at risk for chronic kidney disease, spokeswoman Monica Melton said.