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October 14, 2019 | News, Staff News

UPDATE: As of October 21 normal dialysis schedules have resumed in Hodgson. We have two notices: one for those who…

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October 7, 2019 | News, Staff NewsTagged

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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September 9, 2019 | News, Patient News

Join the fall session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines. This program is a way to learn how to be more…

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August 30, 2019 | News, Patient News, Recipes

Frittata’s are not just for breakfast! Check out this yummy kidney-friendly recipe you can try for any meal of the day.

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June 1, 2019 | NewsTagged

March marks Kidney Health Month in Canada but is also when World Kidney Day takes place. Our March efforts included…

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June 1, 2019 | News, Staff NewsTagged

The Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) Kidney Health Outreach (KHO) Committee discusses, develops and implements a strategy to increase awareness of…

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May 23, 2019 | Home Hemodialysis, News, Patient News, Staff News

Alongside many other new features, the facility now has a home hemodialysis room.

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May 13, 2019 | Home Hemodialysis, News, Patient Stories

The day Renee Healey has been waiting for is nearly here.

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May 9, 2019 | News, Staff News

MRP Journal Club takes place June 12 with both in-person and telehealth options.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News

We asked and you answered. We asked for you to nominate some nephrology nurses and below you will find some of our nominees!

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles1 Comment on Nurses Week 2019 Nominated Nurses: Lonnie

Lonnie has been working in the renal clinic for about 13 years. She says, in some cases, she follows patients through their kidney journey for years.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles1 Comment on Nurses Week 2019 Nominated Nurses: Judy

Judy’s reasons for getting into nursing still seem to guide her today. After seeing a family member go through the medical system, she decided to make nursing a career.
“Seeing how they had gone through that, I thought I could really help people.”

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

While the bulk of Harvey’s nursing career was in Health Sciences Centre hemodialysis units where he spent 26 years, he has also worked in palliative oncology, as an operating room nurse and did aero medevac nursing as well.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Colleen’s career has taken different twists and turns and she feels now she is exactly where she is supposed to be.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Ivar decided to make the leap into nursing after working in a convalescent care home.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles2 Comments on Nurses Week 2019 Nominated Nurses: Julie Lorenz

Julie has held just about every type of nephrology nursing position there is in the program.

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May 6, 2019 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles5 Comments on Nurses Week 2019 Nominated Nurses: Lenore Larson-Brown

Lenore Larson-Brown worked in acute care before transitioning to dialysis where she’s been since 2005.

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April 23, 2019 | News, Staff News

Norway House is seeking casual nurses to work in dialysis.

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April 9, 2019 | News, Patient News

The spring session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is starting at the end of April. Registration starts now! LKKM helps…

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March 18, 2019 | NewsTagged

On March 18, the Province of Manitoba announced funding for dialysis capacity expansions in Manitoba

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March 13, 2019 | News

Kidney disease may not be top of mind for most Manitobans, but one in 10 Manitobans are living with kidney disease.

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March 12, 2019 | News, Patient News, Staff News

The Province of Manitoba has indicated the risk of flooding is high this spring. For this reason we are requesting that home dialysis patients notify their home hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis unit and advise staff if the patient is currently living within a flood zone.

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February 5, 2019 | News

The term heart disease covers a range of conditions that affect the health of your heart and cardiovascular system. Our…

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January 30, 2019 | News

Weather can be a challenge when it comes to making it to a dialysis treatment. If weather prevents a patient from making it to a treatment

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January 18, 2019 | News, Staff NewsTagged

Plans for a new 22-bed dialysis unit at Health Sciences Centre are moving forward. The Manitoba Government announced the project today as the tender process begins.

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December 18, 2018 | NewsTagged

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

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November 14, 2018 | News, Staff NewsTagged

Brandon Regional Health Centre announced the expansion of its dialysis services on December 17. Alongside its hemodialysis unit, the centre will now offer home peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis training and support for patients in the region.

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October 8, 2018 | News

It was in 1998, that the Manitoba Provincial Dialysis Program was mandated by Manitoba Health (under the umbrella of the…

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July 8, 2018 | News, Patient StoriesTagged

Music has always been part of 92-year-old Cyril Bona’s life. From the time he was a teenager, he loved to…

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June 8, 2018 | News, Patient Stories

In the fall of 2017, Manitoba Renal Program began piloting the use of a new home peritoneal dialysis (PD) machine….

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May 7, 2018 | News

A five-year research project focusing on the impact of kidney disease in rural and remote First Nations communities in Manitoba…

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February 8, 2018 | News, Patient Stories

Submitted by Paul Harris, Home Hemodialysis Patient In February of 2009 at the age of 81, I was told that…

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December 22, 2017 | News, Staff News

Happy holiday season to everyone including all our patients and renal staff across the province. Many of our in-hospital dialysis…

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December 20, 2017 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program has launched an updated kidney disease referral pathway in a new interactive format. Primary care providers can…

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December 6, 2017 | News, Staff News

The Manitoba Métis Federation has launched a prescription drug program. Under this new program, Métis citizens that are age 65+…

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November 20, 2017 | News, Staff News

Seven Oaks Hospital Foundation opened the doors of its new Chronic Disease Innovation Centre on November 17. While the research…

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November 14, 2017 | News, Staff News3 Comments on HSC Celebrates 50 Years of Dialysis Care

From the HSC Archives (Printed in HSC Focus Newsletter) Manitoba’s first dialysis program opened at Deer Lodge Hospital in 1958…

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November 9, 2017 | News, Patient Stories

Just inside the doors of Health Sciences Centre’s Sherbrook Street entrance, a warm greeting awaits staff, patients and visitors coming…

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September 27, 2017 | News

If you have a life-threatening illness call 911. If you suspect that your illness is serious and related to your…

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September 8, 2017 | News, Patient Stories

Sitting in a Seven Oaks General Hospital (SOGH) hemodialysis unit, Barry Kiriluk receives his routine dialysis treatment. Today marks 25…

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September 8, 2017 | News, Patient Stories

For almost three years Gordon Thurston has been receiving dialysis three times a week. Before his kidneys failed, exercise was…

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September 5, 2017 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles2 Comments on From Sick to Fit – How One Dialysis Nurse Turned His Health Around

Jaynor Kahal was working as a nurse in a Seven Oaks General Hospital (SOGH) dialysis unit when he started to feel dizzy and unwell. He asked a coworker to take his blood pressure and discovered his numbers were sky high

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August 31, 2017 | News

The fall session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is coming up. This is a great way to meet new people…

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August 17, 2017 | News, Staff News

Check out this image from back in 1975 when a self-care dialysis unit was opened at Winnipeg General Hospital. The…

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July 26, 2017 | News

The August recipe is High Protein Energy Bites. These easy no-bake bites can act as a snack or a treat!…

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July 25, 2017 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

After 13 years with Manitoba Renal Program, Lori Wazny still can’t see herself being anywhere else.

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June 30, 2017 | News, Staff News

We are putting together a team for this year’s Kidney Walk. Join us in raising awareness and supporting Kidney Foundation…

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June 28, 2017 | News

The summer session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is coming up. This is a great way to meet new people…

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June 27, 2017 | News

There are so many “experts” and food fads out there (on TV, Internet), it’s hard to know what’s true and…

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June 21, 2017 | News

This month’s recipe is Wheat Bran Muffins. Visit our Recipe of the Month page for all our past recipes.

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June 19, 2017 | News

UPDATE: Join the MRP Kidney Health Outreach team at McPhillips Street Casino from 11 am – 3 pm on July…

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June 16, 2017 | News, Staff News

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has announced more detailed plans on how it will consolidate some services to improve patient access…

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June 14, 2017 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

It was just over 17 years ago when Victor Garcia made a significant career change that led him to working with Manitoba Renal Program (MRP).

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June 4, 2017 | News, Nutrition Articles

There are so many “experts” and food fads out there (on TV, Internet), it’s hard to know what’s true and what’s false.

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June 2, 2017 | News

Check out our June recipe of the month – kidney friendly stuffed green peppers.

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May 17, 2017 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) has a complete disaster management plan which includes procedures for all 20 dialysis centres throughout Manitoba….

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May 11, 2017 | News, Staff News

Congratulations Dr. Keevin Bernstein for receiving the 2017 Doctors Manitoba Health Administration Award. Dr. Bernstein is a nephrologist at Health…

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May 8, 2017 | News, Staff News

Renal nurses can be found throughout our program performing a variety of duties and working with patients during all stages…

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May 2, 2017 | News

It is important to take good care of your feet. Chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes, heart disease) put people at greater…

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April 28, 2017 | News

May 2017 recipe is up! A convenient kidney friendly option: slow cooker pulled pork.

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April 27, 2017 | News

As part of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Manitoba’s health system, MRP has been asked to explore potential cost-savings…

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April 24, 2017 | News

Each year the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) compiles and releases Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) information which outlines…

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April 24, 2017 | News

Help Manitoba reach 20,000 sign ups on our organ donor registry signupforlife.ca. National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Week is…

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April 18, 2017 | News

MRP is proud to be part of a national initiative to improve kidney health care alongside patient partners. Learn more.

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April 18, 2017 | News

Kidney friendly Chicken & Apple Curry recipe is our April recipe of the month.

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April 6, 2017 | News, Staff News

MRP Medical Director Mauro Verrelli and MRP staff Berlene Villanueva, Bonnie Futros and Rupinder Sandhu are presenting at Western Canada…

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April 3, 2017 | News

This introduction physical activity and lifestyle awareness program offers 10 weeks of exercise and education for new renal patients with…

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January 15, 2017 | News, Nutrition ArticlesTagged ,

Diabetes is a disease where your body cannot properly store and use food for energy. The energy that your body needs is called glucose (sugar).

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October 28, 2016 | News, Staff News

Check out some of our awesome patients who bike while on dialysis and learn more about the program.  Click here…

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October 28, 2016 | News

Congratulations to Caleb Saulteaux who ran from his home community of Birdtail Sioux First Nation to the Brandon Regional Health…

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October 25, 2016 | News, Staff News

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

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October 17, 2016 | News, Staff News

Our 2015-2016 Year in Review is available to view here on our website. This review highlights some of our activities…

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October 3, 2016 | News

Some of our renal staff wore orange for Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 30. The day honours residential school…

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September 30, 2016 | News

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nav Tangri Sun, 6 Nov, 2016 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM Learn about: – Kidney Disease, Treatments…

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September 21, 2016 | News, Staff News

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

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September 20, 2016 | News

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is conducting a survey of dialysis patients about the economic burden. If you are a…

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September 14, 2016 | News, Staff News

While Manitoba Renal Program provides kidney health care for individuals from all across Manitoba, new dialysis patients start their hemodialysis…

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September 13, 2016 | News

Read more about Lean Keen Kidney Machines here. Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave Wednesdays: September 21 – November 23…

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August 24, 2016 | News

Residents of Norway House, Manitoba are making the long trek on foot and by bicycle to Winnipeg in order to…

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August 15, 2016 | News

If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Kidney Connect which is an online community for people living with…

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August 3, 2016 | News

Click here for our kidney friendly gardening guide.

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July 29, 2016 | News

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June 29, 2016 | News

Lean Keen Kidney Machines exercise program for patients! Learn more. SUMMER 2016 SESSIONS Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave Mondays:…

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May 24, 2016 | News, Staff News

We are happy to bring you some great news today. You may remember our friend Dale Calibaba who biked over…

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May 13, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Candace Mackay, Hemodialysis Nurse, Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, MB “I started my nursing career in 2004 after completing the…

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May 13, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Marilyn Muir, Community Dialysis Nurse, Local Renal Health Centre Program, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB “When I was a kid…

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May 13, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Monique, Hemodialysis Nurse, Pine Falls Health Complex, Pine Falls, Manitoba Monique has been a nurse since 2005. “I always wanted…

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May 12, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles1 Comment on Nurses of Manitoba Renal Program – Randy

Randy Caparros, Hemodialysis Nurse, St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, MB “I’ve been an LPN for two years and then RN for…

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May 12, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Gina Alibin, Hemodialysis Nurse, Seven Oaks General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB “I’ve been in nursing since 1996, 20 years now but…

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May 12, 2016 | News, Staff News

Nurses of Manitoba Renal Program – Celebrating Renal Nurses (Click here to see all the Nurse profiles.) Our nurses are…

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May 12, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Lisa MacDonald , Renal Educator, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB “I’ve been a nurse for 21 years this summer. Just…

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May 11, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Leslie Sommerfield, Renal Health Nurse, St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg MB Lesley has been a nurse for 32 years, all of…

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May 11, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Natasha Poworski, Hemodialysis Nurse, Seven Oaks General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB “I’ve been a nurse since 2004 in Canada but when…

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May 11, 2016 | News, Staff News

Health Sciences Centre’s renal program has developed and launched a New End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Start Program to ensure…

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May 11, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Ajesh Abraham, Hemodialysis Nurse, Lakeshore General Hospital, Ashern, Manitoba “I’ve been a nurse for one and a half years in…

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May 10, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Anastacia DelMonte, CRN, Central Dialysis Unit, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB “When did I become a nurse? January 1989. I…

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May 10, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Bonnie Futros, Clinical Resource Nurse – Peritoneal Dialysis, St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, MB Bonnie has been a nurse for seven…

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May 9, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff ProfilesTagged

Vic Banayad, Hemodialysis Nurse, Seven Oaks General Hospital, Winnipeg, MB “I’ve been a nurse since 1994, so that’s 22 years…

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May 9, 2016 | News, Staff News, Staff Profiles

Denise Cromarty, Hemodialysis Nurse, Norway House Hospital, Norway House, MB Denise has been nursing since 2006 and started working in…

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May 6, 2016 | News, Staff News

The Local Renal Health Centre (LRHC) program’s annual general meeting took place April 21. Over 65 people with representatives from…

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April 22, 2016 | News, Staff News

Canadian Institute for Health Information – Over the last decade, the number of Canadians waiting for a new organ has…

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April 15, 2016 | News, Staff News

Currently, Manitoba Renal Program is experiencing high demand for dialysis, particularly in our Winnipeg dialysis units. This week has been…

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April 10, 2016 | News

Thanks to all our staff who participated in World Kidney Day March 10! on our units and in our local…

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March 16, 2016 | News

Easter is just around the corner, meaning it is time to prepare for traditions that come with this holiday. As…

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March 4, 2016 | News, Nutrition Articles, Recipes

Easter is just around the corner, meaning it is time to prepare for traditions that come with this holiday.

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January 6, 2016 | News

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January 1, 2016 | News, Staff News

A new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) confirms the global significance of the…

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December 16, 2015 | News

When it comes to chronic disease, your kidneys aren’t always top of mind. But knowing about kidney disease can save…

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December 3, 2015 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy released a 179-page report today titled Care of Manitobans Living with Chronic Kidney Disease. The…

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November 4, 2015 | News

Sometimes people think if they have diabetes that dialysis is inevitable. This is not true. There are ways to help…

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November 1, 2015 | News, Staff News

What do you need to know? Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure and dialysis in Canada.

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October 22, 2015 | News, Staff News

More Manitoba Renal Program dialysis patients will be able to have dialysis treatment at home thanks to an innovative home…

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October 16, 2015 | News, Staff News

For Darren Turner, everything seemed to happen at once. After experiencing some heartburn and visiting his family doctor, he ended…

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September 29, 2015 | News, Staff News

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the second leading cause for dialysis in Canada. Hypertension is often called the “silent killer”…

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September 3, 2015 | News

Read more about Lean Keen Kidney Machines here. Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave Mondays: September 28 – November 18…

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September 1, 2015 | News, Staff News

Thousands of kilometres into his ride and only days from home, Dale has had to postpone finishing the trip due…

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August 24, 2015 | News, Staff News

Dale recently sent out an update to followers: “Visiting the renal clinic in Winnipeg was a blessing.  My coach Shad…

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August 20, 2015 | News, Staff News

Manitoba has become the first province in Canada to offer a Home Hemodialysis Utility Reimbursement Program. Manitoba’s Health Minister Sharon…

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August 17, 2015 | News

Have you been told your kidneys aren’t  100%?  In this class we will discuss: What to do to keep kidneys…

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July 30, 2015 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program welcomed Dale Calibaba to Winnipeg today. The B.C. dialysis patient has been biking across Canada for two months,…

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July 30, 2015 | News, Staff News

For Immediate Release: July 30, 2015 WINNIPEG DIALYSIS PATIENTS WELCOME CROSS-COUNTRY CYCLIST ON DIALYSIS July 30, 2015 – Winnipeg Regional…

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July 29, 2015 | News, Patient Stories

July 29, 2015 – There were days when Joseph Kollar logged 100 miles of cycling. The 67-year-old didn’t take up cycling until after his kidney transplant and once he got the green light from doctors, it became an activity he pursued whole-heartedly.

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July 29, 2015 | News, Staff News

There were days when Joseph Kollar logged 100 miles of cycling. The 67-year-old didn’t take up cycling until after his…

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July 17, 2015 | News

Our exercise challenge has started but it is not too late to join in. No matter what kind of activity you…

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July 3, 2015 | News, Staff News

Come show your support for Dale, a B.C. dialysis patient who is biking across Canada. Dale will be stopping in…

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June 22, 2015 | News, Staff News

For his outstanding contribution to kidney disease research, Dr. David Rush has been awarded the 2015 Kidney Foundation of Canada…

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June 12, 2015 | News

Read more about Lean Keen Kidney Machines here. Wellness Institute – 1075 Leila Ave Mondays: July 6 – August 24,…

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June 4, 2015 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program and Diabetes Integration Project are excited to share outcomes from their two-year FINISHED project that launched in…

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June 2, 2015 | News

We are in awe of Dale Calibaba, a BC-based peritoneal dialysis patient, who launched his ride across Canada in St….

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May 25, 2015 | News, Staff News

  Manitoba Renal Program is excited for the launch of Transplant Manitoba and Canadian Blood Services’ Highly Sensitized Patient (HSP)…

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May 22, 2015 | News, Staff News

Our Home Dialysis Handbook is available by clicking here. While not everyone is a candidate for home dialysis, those looking…

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April 8, 2015 | News, Staff News

Support a great cause by attending the 2015 Hope Affair Gala and bidding on great ‘experiences’ up for auction. Happening…

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March 30, 2015 | News, Staff News

The FINISHED Project has published an article with Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease which details project methodology. Click…

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March 23, 2015 | News

MRP Dietitians think this BC Renal Agency series of videos is great for patients looking for more information about the…

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February 9, 2015 | News

The FINISHED Project is hosting kidney screening in Winnipeg during the month of February. This simple screening helps determine how…

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August 30, 2014 | News

Check out our newest kidney friendly recipe of the month: August 2014: Strawberry Fluff Cake

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August 30, 2014 | News, Staff News

Donate to help support patients living with kidney disease and kidney disease research efforts in Manitoba. The Kidney Foundation of…

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August 19, 2014 | News, Staff News

Presenter: Dr. D. Marko Objectives: 1. Learn the Urea Cycle: Made Easy. 2. Identify the pathogenesis of platelet dysfunction in…

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April 16, 2014 | News

By Jeff Skinner from Winnipeg, Maniotba I had my kidney transplant on November 26, 2009 thanks to my brother David…

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March 25, 2014 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program launched its newest dialysis unit at Seven Oaks General Hospital on March 12, a day before World…

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March 24, 2014 | News, Staff News

March 2014 – Kidney Research Update with Dr. Paul Komenda Also found in the health-care provider video library.

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March 21, 2014 | News

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning April 28, this 10-week class offers…

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March 12, 2014 | News, Staff News

MRP Dietitians Rhonda Derkatch and Noreen Gnitzinger presented to Manitoba MLAs on March 10 about their work as part of…

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March 12, 2014 | News

Did you know? March is Pharmacist Awareness Month and Kidney Health Month! The Manitoba Renal Program employs pharmacists specialized in…

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March 12, 2014 | News, Staff News

MRP’s own Jan Schneider and Ali Lindsay visited Breakfast Television to talk about World Kidney Day and the impact of…

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March 3, 2014 | News, Staff News

MRP nephrologists studied the cost-effectiveness of targeting kidney disease screening for at-risk populations such as those with hypertension or diabetes….

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March 3, 2014 | News

Until we run into a problem, we often don’t give our kidneys too much though. March is Kidney Health Month…

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January 14, 2014 | News, Staff News

The next Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education session is  Wednesday, January 22, 2014  at Health Sciences Centre in Room…

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December 20, 2013 | News

While this is the time of year where food can be a plenty, it’s important to keep your kidney diet…

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December 11, 2013 | News, Staff News

We have joined the social media world! Like our Facebook page for news and information and to stay in touch….

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December 11, 2013 | News, Staff News

For those who wish to connect with others living with kidney disease in an easy online forum, the Kidney Foundation…

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December 4, 2013 | News

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning January 27, this 10-week class offers…

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November 14, 2013 | News

Today marks World Diabetes Day. A long-term complication of diabetes is kidney disease with diabetes being the leading cause of…

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November 5, 2013 | News, Staff News

Take a look at our past year’s strategic successes through our Manitoba Renal Program 2012/2013 Year in Review.  

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September 25, 2013 | News, Staff News

Sessions start today! The first presenter is Dr. Manish Sood at 12 pm to 1 pm at St. Boniface Hospital…

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September 18, 2013 | News, Staff News

Seven Oaks General Hospital Foundation presents its annual fundraising gala One Sweet Affair – on Tuesday, October 22nd 2013 at The…

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September 3, 2013 | News, Staff News

With Krista on maternity leave, Erin Patton will be taking over fitness initiatives for MRP patients. For more information about…

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August 14, 2013 | News, Staff News

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Manitoba Branch is hosting a Patient Education Symposium on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at The…

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July 25, 2013 | News

A guide to milk substitutes for those living with kidney disease. Printable handout included. Learn more!

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July 16, 2013 | News

We will be visiting several health fairs over the next few months including Pine Creek and Rolling River First Nations…

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July 12, 2013 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program is gearing up to launch the Medication Module component of our electronic Kidney Health Record (eKHR). The…

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July 2, 2013 | News

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning in July, this special 8-week summer…

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May 28, 2013 | News

Summer-time is prime berry-picking season so we thought we’d give you all the info you need to bring berries into…

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May 27, 2013 | News, Nutrition Articles

Summer-time is prime berry-picking season so we thought we’d give you all the info you need to bring berries into your diet without wreaking havoc on your kidneys.

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May 27, 2013 | News

Seeing an occupational therapist (OT) working in a dialysis unit or renal clinic is unique to the Manitoba Renal Program, but OT has lots to offer to people with kidney disease.

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May 22, 2013 | News, Nutrition Articles

Summer is on its way (finally) and now is the time to plant a kidney-friendly garden!

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May 22, 2013 | News

Summer is finally on the way and now’s the time to think about growing a garden. Gardens come in all…

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May 3, 2013 | News, Staff News

Several Manitoba Renal Program nephrologists recently presented their research at the Canadian Society of Nephrology Annual General Meeting held April…

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May 1, 2013 | News

Derwin Daniels has been living with kidney disease for about seven years. By the time he was diagnosed, he was…

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April 22, 2013 | News, Staff News

Cheryl Stagg found out her kidneys were failing right after being displaced from her home in Dauphin River because of…

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April 9, 2013 | News

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning April 15, this 10-week class offers…

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April 9, 2013 | News, Nutrition Articles

When you have kidney disease, constipation becomes a challenge.

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March 15, 2013 | News, Staff News

St. Boniface Hospital and Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) showed off their new Peritoneal Dialysis Unit and Renal Health Clinic location…

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March 5, 2013 | News, Staff News

March 14 marks World Kidney Day internationally. Take some time to learn about your kidneys and how vital they are…

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February 27, 2013 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program is excited to announce its partnership with Diabetes Integration Project (DIP) on a new kidney disease screening…

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February 19, 2013 | News, Staff News

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Branch is hosting The Hope Affair, a gala fundraiser taking place April 12 at…

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January 30, 2013 | News, Staff News

Save the Date! To all Nephrology professionals or those with interest in the field of Nephrology: The Saskatchewan Nephrology Conference…

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December 21, 2012 | News

By: Lori Bohn, Renal Dietitian, MRP The holidays are here!  It’s the season to spend time with family and friends….

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December 21, 2012 | News

The holidays are here! It’s the season to spend time with family and friends. And when there are get-togethers, there…

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December 20, 2012 | News

The idea of setting out across the country, continent or even farther can be daunting when you rely on regular…

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December 20, 2012 | News, Patient Stories

The idea of setting out across the country, continent or even farther can be daunting when you rely on regular dialysis treatments to stay healthy, but many individuals don’t let dialysis get in the way of hot holidays and visits with family and friends.

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September 13, 2012 | News, Nutrition Articles

As Manitoba temperatures soar, the barbecues start to get fired up as well

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September 5, 2012 | News, Staff News

Check out an article by the Selkirk Journal featuring a patient using home hemodialysis in his home on Brokenhead Ojibway…

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August 14, 2012 | News

As Manitoba temperatures soar, Manitobans are firing up the BBQs! Keep your dinner easy breezy with these sure to please…

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August 13, 2012 | News, Staff News

Hank suffered acute kidney failure in 2004 and had to start emergency hemodialysis. Read’s Hank’s story and watch his video…

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July 19, 2012 | News

Join us for the 2012 Manitoba Renal Program Patient Conference for information related to living with kidney disease. This year’s…

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July 13, 2012 | News, Staff News

A team from our Lean Keen Kidney Machines (LKKM) program has entered this year’s Renal Ride Glide Stride fundraiser hosted…

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June 6, 2012 | News

If you are newly diagnosed with kidney disease, it can be overwhelming. Talking with someone who has shared your experience…

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May 7, 2012 | News, Staff News

Across the country, National Nursing Week is being celebrated. All our staff work extremely hard and our nurses are no…

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April 23, 2012 | News, Staff News

For many of our patients, kidney transplants are the only alternative to a lifetime of dialysis. Help us facilitate more…

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April 17, 2012 | News, Staff News

Residents of Berens River First Nation will now have convenient, quality renal care in their community with the official opening…

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April 10, 2012 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program was on hand to celebrate the opening of Hodgson Area Renal Health Centre April 5. The six-station…

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April 9, 2012 | News, Nutrition Articles

These are general guidelines to help lower blood cholesterol levels for people with kidney disease.

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March 30, 2012 | News

The Spring 2012 edition of our new Kidney News is available. This newsletter provides information for Manitoba Renal Program patients…

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March 1, 2012 | News

Consuela Didn’t Know She Had Kidney Disease Consuela Brass was an active woman. She went to the gym, played with…

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March 1, 2012 | News

Living with Kidney Disease: Jennifer’s Story Jennifer Laferriere appears to be a healthy, happy person. She’s raised two daughters –…

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February 25, 2012 | News

March 8 is World Kidney Day World Kidney Day is being recognized internationally today! Some of our staff will be…

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January 20, 2012 | News

Want to know how your eating habits can help you keep your kidneys healthy and avoid kidney disease? Join us…

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January 3, 2012 | News

The first edition of our new Kidney News is available. This newsletter provides information for Manitoba Renal Program patients and…

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December 13, 2011 | News

You can now find the Recipe of the Month online in our Nutrition section of the website. Check back every…

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December 7, 2011 | News, Staff News

Peritoneal Dialysis patients share their stories in the latest issue of Positively Healthy, which is put out by The Wellness…

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December 7, 2011 | News

The next session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is about to kick off! Beginning at the end of January, this…

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November 25, 2011 | News

Manitoba’s kidney transplant program has quietly evolved into one of the best of its kind in the country. And that’s…

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November 10, 2011 | News

Seven Oaks General Hospital has expanded its Home Hemodialysis Program, allowing more patients to access training in preparation for home…

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October 4, 2011 | News, Staff News

The Kidney Foundation of Canada Manitoba Branch is hosting a Patient Education Symposium on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at The…

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August 3, 2011 | News, Staff News

Manitoba Renal Program is hosting the Renal Access Day Symposium on October 15 at the Sam Cohen Auditorium in the…

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June 30, 2011 | News, Staff News

In fall of 2010, Manitoba Renal Program began implementing GFR reporting province-wide to track the kidney health of patients and…

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May 30, 2011 | News, Staff News

Ten new dialysis stations were officially opened May 9 at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg by Manitoba Health Minister Theresa Oswald.

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May 30, 2011 | News, Staff News

A brand-new $4 million dialysis unit was officially opened May 27 in Russell, Manitoba by Manitoba Health Minister Theresa Oswald….

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