International Alport Syndrome Meeting Report Published
The 2014 International Workshop on Alport Syndrome, held in Oxford, UK in January 2014, published its report in the July issue of Kidney International. Support for this Workshop is part of The Kidney Foundation’s collaboration with other organizations to pool resources to generate new knowledge to reduce the burden of kidney disease and raise awareness of this rare genetic condition.

Government of Canada Proposes Changes to Nutrition Information on Food Labels

Health Canada launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed label changes, such as including potassium on the nutrition facts table, reflect feedback received by Health Canada from parents and consumers during round table sessions and an online consultation in the winter 2014.

 The Golden Gala

Tickets on sale now
for The Golden Gala

On Thursday, November 6th, The Kidney Foundation of Canada will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary with The Golden Gala. The Golden Gala will be an extravagant affair to remember, bringing together supporters of The Kidney Foundation of Canada for an evening of elegance and celebration at the Allstream Centre in Toronto. The evening features a special performance by Grammy Award-winning Chantal Kreviazuk. We look forward to having your join us for The Golden Gala Dinner & After Party. Tickets are on sale now.

 

Protect yourself in the sun: transplant patients are at greater risk
No longer is a suntan considered a healthy look. With the depletion of the ozone layer, which filters ultraviolet (UV) light, there is an increased incidence of skin cancer in the general population. As a transplant recipient you are even more vulnerable because your immune system is suppressed. Your risk of developing skin cancer will be much greater if you do not protect yourself.

My Kidney Journey, with Angie Essery undefined
World Kidney Day


Eat Renal-Friendly, with June Martin undefined
Savour Summer with New Recipes!


Life as a Kidney Researcher, with Sunny Hartwig undefined
Our first manuscript



Upcoming Events

Biz X Beach Jam Volleyball Tournament
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Health Fair & Customer Appreciation Day
Sat, 26 Jul 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kidney Connect Peer Support Group - Mississauga
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


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