Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Warning About Star Fruit

AVOID STAR FRUIT AND STAR FRUIT JUICE AS THEY CAN BE POISONOUS TO RENAL PATIENTS.  DO NOT EAT OR DRINK!  Star Fruit or Carambola is grown throughout Southeast Asia and is commonly found in grocery stores in North America. Not only does Star fruit contain a very high level of potassium it also may contain…
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Nurse-Led Telehealth Clinic in Thompson

Wave Magazine highlighted the new Nurse-Led Telehealth Clinic which connects Thompson-area renal patients with health-care providers in Winnipeg. The telehealth clinic aims to reduce transportation time and costs, saving northern residents trips to Winnipeg to see the interdisciplinary renal health team. Read the article here.

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