Do you or someone you know have diabetes? Did you know that signs of early kidney damage can develop in people with diabetes? If left untreated, this could lead to more damage or kidney failure. Learn more about diabetes and kidney health.
Thank you to the 25 Manitoba elementary schools that took the time to apply for a $250 grant to enable them to carry out a "Drop the Pop Challenge" with their students in 2015. Want to know which schools received the grant? Check the story on our news page.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased that Manitoba patients who treat their kidney disease independently, at home, will now be reimbursed for the extra water and power costs incurred during these treatments. The Province of Manitoba approved proposals submitted by the Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis Patient Action Group and the Manitoba Branch of the Kidney Foundation for this important initiative. The Manitoba Branch will administer the Home Hemo-Dialysis Reimbursement Program. Click here for more info about the New Reimbursement Program for Home Hemo Dialysis Patients
For his outstanding contribution to research in kidney disease, Dr. David Rush has received the 2015 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence. You can read more about Dr. Rush's ground-breaking work in kidney health by visiting our News & Events page.
Your support makes a positive impact in the kidney community! Download our Impact Report 2014 to see how your giving makes a difference.
Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)
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Frequently Asked Questions
There is a strong relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. There is an even stronger relationship when you also have high blood pressure and are overweight. This booklet will help us learn what we need to know about our risk of kidney disease and what we can do about it.
Is there an old unwanted vehicle sitting in a field, garage, alley or parking lot of your life? Instead of sitting there going to rust, give that old car a new life by donating it to Kidney Car. We are looking all type of vehicles. trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles ATV’s even farm equipment!