Dr. Peter Nickerson Awarded Kidney Foundation Medal for Research Excellence

Dr. Nickerson has earned an international reputation as a leader in kidney transplant research. His groundbreaking work is helping to advance clinical practice in Canada by providing doctors a better understanding of why transplanted kidneys are rejected and detecting signs of organ rejection earlier. Learn 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.

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.

KRESCENT Patient Peer Reviewers Needed

The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) is incorporating patients into the review of applications for the KRESCENT program. Learn more about this opportunity.

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!

2018 Kidney Walks

Winnipeg - Sunday, September 9, 2018

Pembina Valley - Sunday, September 16, 2018

Brandon - Sunday, September 23, 2018

 

Friday, October 26, 2018

Manitoba's Finest - Hope on the Runway

Victoria Inn Winnipeg

 

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