Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dr. David Rush Awarded 2015 Medal for Research Excellence

For his outstanding contribution to kidney disease research, Dr. David Rush has been awarded the 2015 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence. Dr. David Rush is Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, as well as Medical Director of Transplant Manitoba – Adult Renal Transplant Program, and…
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LKKM SUMMER DATES

Read more about Lean Keen Kidney Machines here. Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave Mondays: July 6 – August 24, 1 – 2:30 pm Thursdays: July 9 – August 27, 1 – 2:30 pm Reh-Fit Centre – 1390 Taylor Ave Tuesdays: July 7 – August 25, 9:30 – 11 am Fridays: July 10 –  August…
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First Nations Kidney Screening Project Results

Manitoba Renal Program and Diabetes Integration Project are excited to share outcomes from their two-year FINISHED project that launched in 2013. FINISHED (First Nations Community Based Screening to Improve Kidney Health and Prevent Dialysis) adapted DIP’s established model of care for diabetes screening and provided on-site screening and results sharing for 11 communities within two…
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BC Peritoneal Dialysis Patient to Cycle Across Canada

We are in awe of Dale Calibaba, a BC-based peritoneal dialysis patient, who launched his ride across Canada in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Dale was born with Alport Syndrome and his kidneys failed when he was 18 years old. He was on dialysis for one year until he received a kidney transplant and for the next…
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