Plan to attend the second annual Men’s Fashion Show on Thursday, March 9th at the Delta Winnipeg. See many of “Manitoba’s Finest” strut in the latest styles from local clothiers. We are thrilled to profile these amazing men, and thank them for their contributions to our world. Come out and cheer on your favorite model:
* Dr. Barry Riche, nephrologist from Brandon
* Jean-Marc Roy, CEO of MacMor Industries
* James Cohen, President & CEO of Gendis Inc.
* Bob Spriggs, CEO of Vector Construction Ltd.
* Ryan Watson, Owner, Chamois Car Wash
* Ottis Gibbons, Manager, Wendy's Restaurant
* Eddie Kidzugane, Pharmacist
* Kevin Fontaine, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
* Alberto Carmona, Real Estate / Broker
* Dr. Derek Page, Chiropractor
* Mike Ogilvie, firefighter from "The Bachelorette Canada"
For more information or to buy tickets call us at 989.0800 or visit www.kidney.ca/manitobasfinest.
Face the facts about kidney disease, dialysis and organ donation in Canada. Kidney disease is a serious health issue which affects 1 in 10 Canadians. Millions more are at risk.
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One in 10 Canadians has kidney disease. Millions more are at risk, but many don’t know the signs, symptoms or causes behind the disease. March is Kidney Health Month and The Kidney Foundation of Canada encourages Canadians to take this opportunity to consider ways to keep their kidneys in good health. World Kidney Day is March 9, 2017. This year’s theme “Kidney Disease and Obesity” promotes education on the harmful consequences of obesity and its association with kidney disease, advocating a healthy lifestyle and healthcare strategy recommendations that tackle the magnitude of the burden of obesity and kidney disease.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is proud to announce several new partnerships as part of the 2017 KRESCENT competition. New partners include Alberta Innovates, The PKD Foundation of Canada, Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical, Ontario Renal Network and Can-SOLVE CKD Network.
The Kidney Foundation has developed a series of videos about polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and its impact on families, both those personally affected and those offering love and support. Three families, including that of National President Paul Kidston, share their personal journeys and discuss their engagement with the Foundation. We invite you to meet them.
Top Team: Grady's Gang
Top Individual: Evelyn Smith
Top Team: Team Anderson
Top Individual: Barry Riche
Top Team: Jen's Angels
Top Individual: Russell Kossack
The newly-revised 5th edition of our patient handbook is an invaluable resource for patients and healthcare professionals alike. This well-received update now includes two books, Living with Reduced Kidney Function and Living with Kidney Failure, and is available online or through renal units across the country.
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
Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)
You can download your forms for this program here:
Application Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
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!
The Kidney Foundation of Canada – Manitoba Branch is pleased to present its electronic newsletter for summer 2016. Check it out for stories about our volunteer Mario Kostanjevic; what it's like to have your loved one diagnosed with kidney failure; our Drop the Pop program; food safety tips for healthy kidneys; and to see some photos from some of our spring fundraisers. To download our newsletter and/or read our interview with Phyllis Lathlin from The Pas, visit our News & Events page.