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.

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Kidney Education Session - Living Kidney Donor
Living Kidney Donor Information Panel

Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Zone: America/Edmonton
Local Time: Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The Kidney Foundaiton of Canada presents a Kidney Educaiton Session. Join us for the Living Kidney Donor Information Panel. 

Anyone considering becoming a living donor, or patients who are transplant eligible are invited to our expert panel discussion. Patients are encouraged to bring potential donors and ask questions. 

You must RSVP to attend. Admission is free but seating is limited. To register contact 403.255.6108 ext 36 - erin.birbeck@kidney.ca

 

 

What is living organ donation?

How do I apply to be a donor?

What can I do to find a donor?

What about Social Media?

How long does it take?

What kind of tests do they do?

How long is the recovery?

Is there financial support?

What resources are there?

Can I donate to a stranger?

What are the risks?

 ABKD education day Living organ donor

 

Location: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel
1316 33 St NE, Calgary AB
Fees: free but you must RSVP to attend.
Contact: 403.255.6108 ext 36 - erin.birbeck@kidney.ca
Calendar: Southern Alberta Event Calendar
Category: Calgary and Areas
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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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