Kidney Education Day - Lethbridge - May 23, 2015

The Kidney Foundation of Canada presents Kidney Education Day, a FREE event for everyone – people with healthy kidneys looking to prevent kidney disease, those with kidney concerns, and those with kidney failure. You are welcome to bring your friends and family along for this educational event.  For more information click here.

New Online Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Clinical Pathway for Primary Care Providers

The Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration, Northern and Southern Alberta Renal Programs, Alberta Health Services and key CKD stakeholders (primary care physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and nephrologists) have developed an online CKD Clinical Pathway for primary care providers.  This pathway will assist primary care givers in the diagnosis, medical management and referral of adults with CKD in line with best practices as documented in local and national guidelines. The pathway can be accessed at It is also a great resource for patients as they are an advocate in their own health.


See the latest statistics on kidney disease and organ donation in Canada.

Canadian Researchers Lauded for their Work

Two Canadians researchers have been awarded International Distinguished Medals from the National Kidney Foundation (NFK) in the United States. Dr. Adeera Levin of British Columbia and Dr. Amit Garg of Ontario were two of four medal recipients celebrated during the President’s Dinner at the 2015 Spring Clinical Meetings.

Upcoming Events

Kidney Walk Package Pick Up and Donation Drop Off
Fri, 05 Jun 2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kidney Walk
Sat, 06 Jun 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

More Events

My Kidney Journey, with Angie Essery undefined
World Kidney Day

Eat Renal-Friendly, with June Martin undefined
A happy and healthy holiday season!

Life as a Kidney Researcher, with Sunny Hartwig undefined
Academic Tenure and Emerson's One Man

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