Monthly Archives: March 2014

Allied Health and Nursing Education Session March 26

The next education session is Wednesday, March 26 from 11:30 – 12:30 pm. The presenter is Dr. Mauro Verrelli, speaking about Peritoneal Dialysis. Locations via telehealth are: St. Boniface Hospital- RM BG002 Host MB Telehealth Health Sciences Centre- RM JBRC 777 MB Telehealth Seven Oaks Hospital –RM 2HD10 MB Telehealth Brandon- RM LG1-N248 MB Telehealth…
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MRP Opens New Dialysis Unit

Manitoba Renal Program launched its newest dialysis unit at Seven Oaks General Hospital on March 12, a day before World Kidney Day. The eight-station unit cost $3 million and can accommodate up to 48 additional patients a year. Health Minister Erin Selby was on hand for the event. “This new renal health dialysis unit will…
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MRP Research Update with Dr. Paul Komenda

March 2014 – Kidney Research Update with Dr. Paul Komenda Also found in the health-care provider video library.

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Spring 2014 Lean Keen Kidney Machine Dates

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning April 28, this 10-week class offers individuals living with kidney disease a chance to get active and feel better.

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MNNC Journal Club March 20

MNNC Journal Club members:  Join us for discussion on Diabetes: An Epidemic in Manitoba Youth featuring Dr. Elizabeth Sellers and Catherine MacDonald. Thursday, March 20 | 5:00-7:30 pm | Old Spaghetti Factory – 110-25 Forks Market Road. Click here to view the event poster and RSVP information.

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MRP Dietitians Presented to MLAs

MRP Dietitians Rhonda Derkatch and Noreen Gnitzinger presented to Manitoba MLAs on March 10 about their work as part of the allied-health team that cares for  chronic kidney disease patients. “This was a great opportunity to showcase the work of Registered Dietitians in our program, and the difference we make by educating patients on using…
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Pharmacist Awareness Month

Did you know? March is Pharmacist Awareness Month and Kidney Health Month! The Manitoba Renal Program employs pharmacists specialized in the care of people living with kidney disease in the Renal Health Clinics, Peritoneal Dialysis, Home Hemodialysis, and in-centre Hemodialysis units. In 2009 the MB Renal Program won a national Commitment to Care Award for…
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MRP on Breakfast Television

MRP’s own Jan Schneider and Ali Lindsay visited Breakfast Television to talk about World Kidney Day and the impact of kidney disease on Manitobans. Watch the video on CityTV’s website here!

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New Study Shows Cost-effectiveness of Targeted Screening

MRP nephrologists studied the cost-effectiveness of targeting kidney disease screening for at-risk populations such as those with hypertension or diabetes. Read an interview with two of the authors on hemodialysis.com here.

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March is Kidney Health Month

Until we run into a problem, we often don’t give our kidneys too much though. March is Kidney Health Month and we need you to help spread the message about kidney health and how important it is. Talk to friends and family about kidney health and know if you are at risk. Talk to your…
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