Webinars

Happening this March – Kidney Health Month

Two upcoming events for non-renal care providers and the public.

1 in 10

Manitobans has kidney disease

Find out if you are at risk and learn how to keep kidneys healthy for as long as possible.

Careers

Become a Hemodialysis Nurse

Paid training, a lifelong career, rewarding, professionally challenging, day and evening shifts plus more – learn about nephrology nursing opportunities.

Getting Home

Family Trains on  Home Dialysis

Eager to get back to Thompson, a family takes on home hemodialysis to be able to dialyze at home.

In Manitoba there are

1,808

Adults receiving life-sustaining dialysis

6,178

more being treated for Chronic Kidney Disease

320,000

Dialysis treatments done in one year

What is Kidney disease?

Chronic Kidney Disease is when kidneys are damaged and not working properly over a period of time. Read More

Who is at risk?

Kidney disease can happen for a lot of reasons but people with diabetes, high blood pressure, family history of kidney disease or autoimmune disorders are more at risk. Read More

How do I get my kidneys checked?

A doctor or nurse can do routine blood and urine tests. The results will show how your kidneys are doing. These tests should be done once a year. Read More

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