Patient Input Survey – Lokelma

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is seeking information from people living with Chronic Kidney Disease and their caregivers regarding their experience with treatments for hyperkalemia (high potassium), including Lokelma (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate). For more information visit our Surveys page.

Study Seeking Patients with IgA Nephropathy

The TESTING Study is an international study being conducted to clearly understand what benefits and risks are associated with corticosteroids in IgA nephropathy, using a corticosteroid called methylprednisolone.  For more information visit our Surveys page.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Hosts Two Education Sessions in Calgary on March 14th.
Are you a kidney patient on dialysis? Hoping to learn how to live well while on dialysis?

Do you want to be a kidney donor, or are you trying to find a donor for yourself, but you have questions?
March is kidney health month and on March 14th The Kidney Foundation of Canada is hosting two education sessions on "Living Well on Dialysis" and "Information for Living Kidney Donors". Click here to learn more and register to attend.

Boulet family drops the puck for organ donation

LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES HONOUR LOGAN BOULET. “Logan made a decision to donate and we are building on his wish,” says his mom Bernie Boulet.  Read more.

WHL hockey shines the spotlight on organ donation in second season

RE/MAX PRESENTS: WHL SUITS UP WITH DON CHERRY TO PROMOTE ORGAN DONATION – special hockey games across the West promote organ donation and raise funds for the Kidney Foundation of Canada.  Read more. Visit CanadaDonates.ca

Making essential imaging tests safer for people at risk of acute kidney injury

UCalgary team funded by Kidney Foundation discovers how to better protect the kidneys. Read more.

Kidney Failure Comes at High Financial Cost for Many Canadians

A new report released by The Kidney Foundation of Canada shows that a significant proportion of Canadians undergoing dialysis treatment experience financial hardship as a result of the extra costs associated with kidney disease. More information.

Southern Alberta Event Calendar
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Kidney Walk Lethbridge

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kidney Walk, put on by The Kidney Foundation of Canada, raises awareness and funds for personal supports and lifesaving research for kidney disease and organ donation. It is the only nationwide event of its kind. It is also a great opportunity for friends and family to rally with or on behalf of their loved one, showing support and meeting others who are journeying through similar health struggles. When you come together at an event like Kidney Walk you realize you are not alone… and on some days that can make all the difference. 

This event is perfect for the whole family (including children and pets). It is designed for runners, walkers, strollers and participants with limited mobility. If you are unable to walk, you can still get involved. 

3km and 6km options
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9am - noon
Henderson Lake, Horseshoe Pits

Walk Registration Fees: Adult $25 / Youth $10
Registration includes a Kidney Walk shirt, entertainment, and lunch following the walk.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
Register before midnight April 15, 2019 using the promo codes below!
Adult for $15: EARLYBIRD
Youth for $7: EARLYBIRDY

 

Location: Henderson Lake, Horse shoe Pits
Fees: Adult $25 / Youth $10
Contact: 1-866-956-2724 susan.reghenas@kidney.ca
Calendar: Southern Alberta Event Calendar
Category: Lethbridge and Areas
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Kidney Walk Medicine Hat
Sun, 26 May 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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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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