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In Manitoba there are

1,894

Adults receiving life-sustaining dialysis

6,614

more being treated for Chronic Kidney Disease

348,000

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

Latest News

November 2022 | News Patient News Staff News Staff Profiles

Hello renal patients and families, please allow me to introduce myself. I am Alissa Leforte, Director of Health Services, Provincially…

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November 2022 | News Patient News

Vanessa Tait of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation donated a kidney to her father When Vanessa Tait’s dad needed a healthy kidney,…

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Manitoba Renal Program's Nickie Cool stands infront of Tuelon Golf and Country Club sign holding an automated external defibrillator.

September 2022 | News Patient News Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program’s Nickie Cool saves golfer’s life with CPR and AED After battling poor weather and the challenges posed…

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