Monthly Archives: September 2017

Dialysis Patients & Emergency or Urgent Care

If you have a life-threatening illness call 911. If you suspect that your illness is serious and related to your kidney health, call 911 or go to the emergency room at your dialysis hospital. Always tell the health-care team: that you have kidney disease, you are a dialysis patient and what type of dialysis you…
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Journal Club: November 28th

The next Journal Club is happening November 28, 2017 with both an evening, in-person session and a daytime telehealth session. This journal club features Dr. Fabrice Mac-Way on Management of Bone Disease in CKD: Do Something New with Something Old?

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Baby Steps to Big Gains – How an Exercise Class for People with Kidney Disease is Changing Lives

For almost three years Gordon Thurston has been receiving dialysis three times a week. Before his kidneys failed, exercise was never a priority but when he heard about an exercise class for kidney disease patients, he decided to try it. “This Lean Keen Kidney Machine program – it’s helped me a lot.” Thurston says he…
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Red Pepper, Green Onion and Cheddar Scone

Red Pepper, Green Onion and Cheddar Scone Makes: 15 Bake: 3250C Serving size: 1 Scone Time: 15 Mins.   Ingredients ¼ Red bell pepper 1/8 Cup green onion tops 1 ½ Cups white flour ½ Tsp. garlic powder ½ Cup cheddar cheese 1 Tsp. baking powder 1 Tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. white sugar 1…
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Barry Marks 25 Years on Hemodialysis

Sitting in a Seven Oaks General Hospital (SOGH) hemodialysis unit, Barry Kiriluk receives his routine dialysis treatment. Today marks 25 years of being on hemodialysis for the born-and-raised Winnipegger. Kiriluk started emergency hemodialysis at St. Boniface Hospital back in 1992. He had a failed attempt at peritoneal dialysis and also a failed transplant. He says…
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From Sick to Fit – How One Dialysis Nurse Turned His Health Around

Meet your MRP: Jaynor Kahal, RN, SOGH Dialysis Jaynor Kahal was working as a nurse in a Seven Oaks General Hospital (SOGH) dialysis unit when he started to feel dizzy and unwell. He asked a coworker to take his blood pressure and discovered his numbers were sky high. He was admitted to emergency where he…
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