Category Archives: Home Hemodialysis

God’s Lake Narrows New Nursing Station Features Home Hemodialysis Room

Congratulations to God’s Lake Narrows and all relevant partners on the opening of the community’s new nursing station. Alongside many other new features, the facility now has a home hemodialysis room. This room would allow an individual to do their own treatment at the health centre. There are also home hemodialysis rooms in Mosakahiken Cree…
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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…
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Jennifer’s Story – Peritoneal to Home Hemodialysis

 June 2012 Living with Kidney Disease: Jennifer’s Story Jennifer Laferriere appears to be a healthy, happy person. She’s raised two daughters – now teenagers – has a little entourage of beloved pets and as of late has been trying her hand at extreme couponing. Nothing about the 41-year-old indicates she has kidney disease or that…
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Eric’s Story

July 5, 2011 – Mr. Halcrow is a home hemodialysis patient with the Manitoba Renal Program who lives in Norway House Cree Nation. He shares his story, talking about living kidney disease. This story has been shared to increase awareness of kidney disease and promote prevention and early detection of kidney disease. Know if you…
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