Category Archives: Peritoneal Dialysis

MRP Using Innovative New Peritoneal Dialysis Equipment

In the fall of 2017, Manitoba Renal Program began piloting the use of a new home peritoneal dialysis (PD) machine. The new machine operates overnight while users sleep and has features such as a large touch screen, visual aids and voice prompts as well as the ability to community remotely with nurses in Winnipeg. The…
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Derwin’s Story – Diagnosis & Peritoneal Dialysis

May 1, 2013 – Derwin Daniels has been living with kidney disease for about seven years. By the time he was diagnosed, he was already very sick and was upset to learn he would need dialysis. He transitioned to peritoneal dialysis and has learned how to manage his kidney disease. Watch Derwin share his story…
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Choosing Home Dialysis – Manitobans Talk About the Benefits

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Consuella’s Story – Progression of Kidney Disease to Peritoneal Dialysis

Consuela Didn’t Know She Had Kidney Disease June 7, 2012 – Consuella Brass was an active woman. She went to the gym, played with her nieces and nephews and often worked more than full-time. “I felt fine – just fatigued,” says the 44-year-old. At first she attributed feeling tired to her hectic work schedule but…
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