Recent study calls for evidence-based Canadian guidelines for CKD screening
A study recently published in Canadian Medical Association Journal estimated the prevalence of kidney disease among Canadian adults at 12.5% for the period 2007-2009, representing about 3 million Canadian adults.
Baxter issued an Important Medical Device Safety Information communication regarding its HomeChoice and HomeChoice Pro Automated PD Systems. Incorrect programming of these systems may result in overfill problems leading to patient injury. For more details: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26521a-eng.php.
There is no doubt that the Celebrity Men in a Fashion event is the hottest ticket in town. The inaugural Kitchener-Waterloo event, held on May 9, was a tremendous success. Guests and models had a fabulous time and raised over $14,000. The next Celebrity Men event takes place in Sarnia on May 23,2013. Ticket sales have been brisk, with only a few remaining. There are only a few tickets remaining, so don't delay in purchasing yours today. Tickets can be purchase online at www.kidney.ca/celebritymen
Hockey legend and longtime host of CBC’s Coach’s Corner, Don Cherry is donating his 1997 Yukon to The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Kidney Car program on World Kidney Day.
Three researchers well known to The Kidney Foundation - Drs. Brenda Hemmelgarn and Braden Manns from the University of Calgary, and their colleague Dr. Marcello Tonelli from the University of Alberta – were among those chosen to receive the prestigious CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Award.