Monthly Archives: March 2018

Apo-Cal 250 mg and 500 mg Strengths Discontinued

MRP Staff: Apo-Cal 250 mg and 500 mg strengths have been discontinued by the manufacturer.  Calcium carbonate products are not interchangeable so you may receive faxes to change patients to another formulation. The preferred product is:  JAMP Calcium 500 mg. This product does not contain oyster shell (possible concern with lead in these products), is…
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WRHA Indigenous Health – Discharge Planning

Think for a minute about your Indigenous patients. Are there situations in which they require support to achieve a smooth transition from hospital to home? An Example of When to contact Indigenous Health – Patient Services for Support with Discharge Planning: A 72-year-old Indigenous dialysis patient from the Island Lake region has been hospitalized and…
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Overnight Cream of Wheat

This is a good grab and go breakfast made the night before (or can be eaten right away as well). Makes: 1 serving (1 cup per serving) Ingredients 3 Tbsp Cream of Wheat 2 Tbsp applesauce (unsweetened) ¼ cup rice milk (original, non-enriched) ¼ cup water Sprinkle of cinnamon to taste (1-2 shakes) 1-2 drops…
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Kidney Health Booths

community kidney education

We will be hosting two Kidney Health Booths this week leading up to World Kidney Day. On March 6 we will be at Portage Place Mall and on March 7 we will be at Health Sciences Centre William Mall. Come learn about kidney health, do a quiz, and a risk checklist and get some kidneyhealth.ca…
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Kidney Coach – Let’s Get Your Kidneys Into Shape

March is Kidney Health Month in Canada and it’s World Kidney Day on March 8. Kidney disease may not be top of mind for most Manitobans, but one in 10 Manitobans are living with kidney disease and many don’t know it. The Kidney Coach is here to help you learn about keeping kidneys healthy. Visit…
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