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Manitobans has kidney disease

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

Getting Home

Family Trains onĀ  Home Dialysis

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

Care for

more than 7,500 Manitobans

Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) coordinates and delivers kidney health care services for adults in Manitoba and promotes kidney health through education.

In Manitoba there are

5,755

People being treated for Chronic Kidney Disease

320,000

Dialysis treatments done last year in Manitoba

1,750

People receive life-sustaining dialysis in Manitoba

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

October 14, 2019 | News Staff News

We have two notices: one for those who usually dialyze in Hodgson and one for those on dialysis who are…

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October 7, 2019 | News Staff News

The Lakeshore General Hospital’s dialysis unit, located within the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority, was the most recent unit to receive…

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September 17, 2019 | News Patient News

Kidney Foundation of Canada Manitoba Branch is hosting a Patient Education Symposium for kidney patients, their families & caregivers, and…

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