SeeKD targeted screening program helps early detection of CKD risk in Canadians
At the first Kidney March in 2010 we told people we wanted to launch a targeted screening & testing program for those most at risk. Thanks to all of our Marchers and their donors for your support in helping to make this important work possible! As Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn (6 time Kidney Marcher) states in the article, "This targeted screening program was able to identify a high proportion of participants at risk of CKD and a greater proportion of participants with unrecognized chronic kidney disease." Click here to read the story..
The Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) and Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) applaud an announcement made today which provides kidney research with the largest single investment in Canadian history. It is anticipated the funded project will dramatically change the way in which the kidney healthcare community will collaborate to find ways to improve the lives of those affected. Learn more
Meet Carol Shinkewski, a dedicated volunteer for The Kidney Foundation in Saskatoon.