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

For Gala Chair, event
holds special significance

A year of 50th Anniversary celebrations for The Kidney Foundation of Canada will culminate with The Golden Gala on November 6. Presented by Patrick & Barbara Keenan and Family, The Golden Gala will celebrate the incredible work the Foundation has accomplished since its creation in 1964.


An extravagant affair to remember, the event will bring together supporters for an exclusive VIP reception, elegant dinner and special peformance by the Grammy Award-winning Chantal Kreviazuk. A new after-party element will let the party continue late into the evening at the Allstream Centre, while we welcome more guests to the event.

 

For Gala Chair Dean Newman, Principal, Cresa, The Golden Gala has an especially coincidental signficiance for him. READ MORE>

 

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.

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