February is Heart Month in Canada

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) may cause chronic kidney disease. The reverse is also true: chronic kidney disease frequently causes high blood pressure. So preserving your heart may help preserve your kidney. Learn more about the link between kidney disease and heart disease.

New Partners Announced for 2017 KRESCENT Competition

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.
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 2016 Alex Lifeson Limited Edition Prints - NOW Avaliable for Purchase!

The 2016 Alex Lifeson Limited Edition prints are now available for purchase. Each 'Blind Date Picnic' print has an ORIGINAL signature by Alex Lifeson (Only 150 of this print available)! Make it the perfect gift for that true RUSH fan on your list!

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Click here to see additional Limited Edition Prints for sale!

  

New statistics on transplant, organ donation available

The Canadian Institute for Health Information has released its annual dialysis and organ donation statistics, highlighting data that shows the risk of patients being hospitalized is highest in their first week of dialysis, and that patients younger than 18 are at highest risk. Also available is the annual Canadian Organ Replacement Register, 2006 to 2015, which provides annual statistics including data tables and figures, CIHI snapshot, methodology notes and data quality documentation. To find out more, visit www.cihi.ca.

Families share PKD experience in video series

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.

 A Brush of Hope eBay Art Auction 2016: October 29 at Noon - November 8 at Noon on www.ebay.ca

These are just a few of the wonderful paintings that have come in. Click here to see more

    

 

Catherine Karnes Munn limited edition signed prints available NOW!

 This is your chance to own a one of a kind limited edition signed print by Catherine Karnes Munn, only 200 copies are available! Catherine created this original piece for The Kidney Foundation of Canada's, "A Brush of Hope" 2015 art auction. This limited edition print is only available through The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic

 


Upcoming Events

World Kidney Day Breakfast - Saint John
Thu, 09 Mar 2017
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
(America/Moncton)


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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.

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