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    Dr. Tangri
    Dr. Nav Tangri: Phosphate Binders – Updates and Reviews

    January 12, 2017 5:00 – 7:00pm, Inn at the Forks

    RSVP By January 5, 2017
    jlorenz@exchange.hsc.mb.ca, 204-787-3458, or the sign up sheet.

    Download poster here (updated)
    (Allied Heath and Physicians welcome).

      Caleb Runs to Raise Awareness

      Congratulations to Caleb Saulteaux who ran from his home community of Birdtail Sioux First Nation to the Brandon Regional Health Centre to raise awareness of diabetes and dialysis. Caleb’s grandmother has been on dialysis for twenty years. Caleb says that many in his community require dialysis due to kidney failure. Caleb completed his run on September 21 and took just over a day to do the journey. Caleb also did a similar run earlier this past summer. Thanks Caleb for your hard work to raise awareness!

        Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education Series

        The Section of Nephrology Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education series continues Thursday October 27, 2016 with a presentation from Dr. ALissa Lloyd.

        ‘Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease’ 

        12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Read More…

          Patient Education Symposium

          Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nav Tangri

          Sun, 6 Nov, 2016 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

          Learn about:
          – Kidney Disease, Treatments & Choices
          – New exciting research happening right in our province
          – The Kidney Foundation of Canada: How We Can Help
          – And much, much more!

          Advanced registration is required. A renal friendly lunch will be served.

          HOW TO REGISTER:
          Call us at 204-989-0806 or download and complete the registration form and send it to:

          The Kidney Foundation of Canada
          1-452 Dovercourt Drive
          Winnipeg MB R3Y 1G4
          Email: info@kidney.mb.ca
          Fax: 204-989-0815
          Location: The Norwood Hotel
          112 Marion Street
          Winnipeg, MB (Map)
          Fees: $5 each to offset the cost of renal friendly lunch

            Nephrology Health-Care Professionals Day

            Thanks for all your hard work MRP staff! You have been integral in ensuring the best care for our patients in all circumstances.

            Sincerely,

            Dr. Mauro Verrelli, Medical Director, Dr. Claudio Rigatto, Associate Medical Director, Betty Lou Burke, Program Director & Alan Weber, Administrative Director

            Also, a recent email from an MRP patient stated:

            “Not enough thanks could ever be enough for those who keep all of us patients going and alive everyday. A heart felt thank you to all who keep us patients returning for our needed and wonderful treatments!!!

            I cannot thank you all enough myself, but a warm thank you from all patients. I hope this makes a difference for you that look after us.” – MRP Patient email submission, September 2016

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