PKD Treatment Results Published

New results for the treatment of later-stage polycystic kidney disease were recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Authors conclude that “Tolvaptan resulted in a slower decline than placebo in the estimated GFR over a 1-year period in patients with later-stage ADPKD.” More information.

Angels Amongst Us

February 23, 2018  We wish to celebrate the life of Mr. Donald McLaren of Roland, Manitoba. We mourn his passing on January 22nd, 2018, and send our sincere sympathies to his wife Shirley, daughter Kyla, son Shane, father Clarke and all family members. Together the family has hosted the McLaren’s Pig Roast for over 20 years, raising an unsurpassed amount of financial support for our local Patient Programs and Research, while heightening awareness of kidney disease throughout the region... Read more.

Home Hemo-Dialysis Patients

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased that Manitoba patients who treat their kidney disease independently, at home, can 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 in 2015. For more information click here.

 

Need Information on Kidney Disease?

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.

Call for applications: KRESCENT Program Director

The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) has had a major impact on kidney scientist training in Canada. The program has graduated over 80 trainees, many of whom have gone on to become leaders in the kidney research field. Kevin Burns, who has been the Program Chair since the beginning of the program, is stepping down from this role. We invite interested individuals wishing to express their interest in this position to visit www.krescent.ca for more information.

 

Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODRP)

You can download your forms for this program here:

Application form
Appointment Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
Income Verification

Download The Perfect Storm

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.

The Perfect Storm booklet

Donate Your Car, Boat, Trailer, Motorcycle... To Kidney Car

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!

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Yoga - Gentle Flow and Yin

Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon

 

Monday, March 5, 2018

Winnipeg Paint Nite

Rossmere Counrty Club, Winnipeg

 

Tesday, March 6, 2018

Community Booth with Manitoba Renal Program

Portage Place Mall, Winnipeg

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Community Booth with Manitoba Renal Program

Health Science Centre, William Hall, Winnipeg

 

Friday, March 9, 2018 POSTPONED

Friday, October 26, 2018

Manitoba's Finest - Hope on the Runway

Victoria Inn Winnipeg

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Ritchot Senior Services Presentation

457 Main Street, St. Adolphe, Manitoba

 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Trinity Lutheran Church Kidney Benefit

Thalberg, Manitoba

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Brandon Paint Nite

Prairie Firehouse, 637 Princess Ave, Brandon

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

KFOC Manitoba Branch Annual General Meeting

More information to follow 

 

2018 Kidney Walks

Winnipeg - Sunday, September 9, 2018

Pembina Valley - Sunday, September 16, 2018

Brandon - Sunday, September 23, 2018

 

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