COVID-19

information for renal/dialysis patients

Here is some information for renal clinic and dialysis patients on their care and COVID-19.

In Manitoba there are

1,829

Adults receiving life-sustaining dialysis

6,407

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

December 3, 2020 | News Staff News

Newly released national data shows Manitoba leads the country in rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). The December 2020 Canadian…

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November 26, 2020 | News Recipes

A classic favourite but tweaked to be a bit better for people living with kidney disease or kidney failure. It…

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November 3, 2020 | News Staff News

We want to thank all of our patients who are helping to keep our dialysis units as safe as possible….

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