A man with chronic kidney disease has arrived in Southland after riding an electric scooter from Picton to Bluff to promote Kidney Health Awareness Month

Eugene Sanders, who was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 2009, started on Aug. March from Picton and followed the Bikepacking Tour Aotearoa Trail

After driving 1400 km with his off-road scooter accompanied by his brother, his wife, his daughter and two sons, he arrived in Bluff on Sunday

“My goal is to do something that has not been done before and to provide myself with a personal physical challenge in the short time my health allows while I am in the kidney disease awareness and prevention work the community support and support ”

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Upon arrival, Kidney Health New Zealand will conduct a series of free kidney health checkups at Invercargill, Unichem, Waikiwi

“You just don’t know, it could be you When you go to our GP, ask for a kidney test It’s a simple blood test, urine test, and blood pressure test”

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Source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/124608873/man-arrives-in-southland-after-travelling-from-picton-on-an-electric-scooter-to-raise-awareness-of-kidney-disease