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Kidney Connect Online Community

If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Kidney Connect which is an online community for people living with kidney disease in Canada. Launched by Kidney Foundation of Canada, this site is a great way to connect with people on all topics relating to kidney disease, dialysis and transplant.

    Easy Swaps for Summer Eats

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      Summer Exercise Sessions – Register Now!

      Lean Keen Kidney Machines exercise program for patients! Learn more.

      SUMMER 2016 SESSIONS

      Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave

      • Mondays: July 4 – August 22, 1:00-2:30pm
      • Thursdays: July 7 – August 25, 1:00-2:30pm

      Reh-Fit Centre – 1390 Taylor Ave

      • Tuesdays: July 5 – August 23, 9:30-11:00am
      • Fridays: July 8 – August 26, 9:30-11:00am

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        Kidney Friendly Farmer’s Market Guide

        Click here for our kidney friendly gardening guide.

          Dale Calibaba Gets Kidney Transplant

          We are happy to bring you some great news today. You may remember our friend Dale Calibaba who biked over 6,500 kilometres across Canada last summer while completing peritoneal dialysis treatments during rest stops.

          Dale had nearly completed his journey from east to west coast last fall but fell ill with a catheter infection and had to shift to hemodialysis to heal. He vowed to finish his trip across Canada in summer of 2016. Dale got a call earlier this month and received a KIDNEY TRANSPLANT.

          Dale’s support team sent this update: “The surgery went extremely well and Dale is now in recovery for a few weeks in Vancouver.  He is thrilled that he received a transplant of course, but he is determined to finish this last 600 km or he feels it will haunt him.”

          We wish Dale all the best in his recovery and hope to hear more when he completes his cycling journey. You can send well wishes through his website believeinthepossibility.org.

            Nurses Week May 9 – May 13

            Nurses of Manitoba Renal Program – Celebrating Renal Nurses

            (Click here to see all the Nurse profiles.)

            Our nurses are a diverse group and make up a huge part of Manitoba Renal Program’s workforce and health-care teams. Within our program nurses provide front-line care, education and training for both staff and patients, home visits to support patients as well as community education and outreach. They are also managers and directors and run units and programs. Read More…

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