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Manitoba has the Highest Rates of Kidney Disease in Canada

Newly released national data shows Manitoba leads the country in rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). The December 2018 Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) report outlines the state of organ transplants and kidney failure in Canada. The 2018 report features data from 2008 to 2017 but excludes Quebec data…
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Brandon Expands Dialysis Services

Brandon Regional Health Centre announced the expansion of its dialysis services on December 17. Alongside its hemodialysis unit, the centre will now offer home peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis training and support for patients in the region. Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen helped announce the new programs. “Right now, people have to travel or temporarily…
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Recipe: Easy Chicken Souvlaki

A version of this classic dish that is designed for people living with kidney disease. This recipe makes four to six servings. Ingredients 8 chicken thighs (skin and visible fat removed) 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. lemon juice ¼ cup white wine ½ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. dried basil…
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MRP Year in Review 2017 – 2018

Our Year in Review for 2017-18 is available to view. Featuring stories, stats and highlights from the past fiscal year, learn about MRP’s role in providing life-saving kidney health care, as well as kidney health education, in Manitoba.

20 Years of Manitoba Renal Program

It was in 1998, that the Manitoba Provincial Dialysis Program was mandated by Manitoba Health (under the umbrella of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority) to provide care for all adult patients receiving dialysis therapies in Manitoba. While many dialysis units had been operating independently within their own facilities, there was inevitably collaboration between all units…
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Fall Session of LKKM Exercise Program Open for Registration

The fall session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is starting mid-September. Registration starts now! LKKM helps people living with all stages of kidney disease incorporate more physical activity into their lives which can have positive impacts on their health.