Monthly Archives: October 2015

PD Symposium Registration Open

REGISTRATION ENDING SOON! Manitoba Renal Program is hosting The Changing Course of PD Transition, an educational event for staff working throughout Manitoba Renal Program. Taking place on Saturday, November 14 at St. Boniface Hospital, the day aims to educate staff on innovations in peritoneal dialysis care as well as sharing program achievements and outcomes. Click…
Read More

Posted in HCP News | Comments closed

Manitoba at Forefront of Bringing Innovative New Home Dialysis Machines to Patients

More Manitoba Renal Program dialysis patients will be able to have dialysis treatment at home thanks to an innovative home hemodialysis machine being introduced in the province. The new system is more user friendly, requires minimal home renovations and can be moved around a patient’s home or moved to a different location. It also requires…
Read More

Posted in HCP News, News & Events | Comments closed

Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education

The Section of Nephrology Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education series continues Thursday October 22, 2015 with a presentation from: Dr. ALissa Lloyn  – “What’s up with that urinalysis?!?” Objectives: To review the components of the urinalysis To review the signs of a urinary tract infection To discuss qualitative vs. quantitative proteinuria measurements and why…
Read More

Posted in HCP News | Comments closed

Experiencing the Future of Home Hemodialysis

For Darren Turner, everything seemed to happen at once. After experiencing some heartburn and visiting his family doctor, he ended up in hospital having arteries stented. The next day the doctor told him an ultrasound showed a mass on one of Turner’s kidneys and it was likely cancer. Read Darren’s Story…

Posted in HCP News, News & Events | Comments closed

Experiencing the Future of Home Hemodialysis

October 8, 2015 – For Darren Turner, everything seemed to happen at once. After experiencing some heartburn and visiting his family doctor, he ended up in hospital having arteries stented. The next day the doctor told him an ultrasound showed a mass on one of Turner’s kidneys and it was likely cancer. After a year…
Read More

Posted in Home Hemodialysis, News & Events, Patient Stories | Leave a comment