In a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), the risk of end-stage renal disease was found to be 2.66 times higher for First Nations than non–First Nations adults with diabetes.
Dr. Marcello Tonelli Awarded 2013 Medal for Research Excellence for Changing Nephrology Practice in Canada and Beyond
The first clinician-researcher to show that statin treatment is effective in managing the cardiovascular risk associated with the early stages of chronic kidney disease, Dr. Tonelli’s innovative research has changed Canadian drug policy, improved the health of vulnerable populations, and informed both national and international clinical practice.
Thank-you for your support, Carellan Sewing Centre!
Carellan Sewing Centre recently supported KFOC's programs and services by raising more than $450 through a unique event, the Stash Bash!
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a member of the Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness (CCGF), a group of 15 organizations dedicated to establishing protections against genetic discrimination for all Canadians. Great strides were seen this week when, in its Speech from the Throne, the Federal Government committed safeguarding families and communities by taking action to “prevent employers and insurance companies from discriminating against Canadians on the basis of genetic testing."
Behind Closed Doors Tickets Now on Sale at KFOC-MB!
Tickets for St. Vital Centre's Behind Closed Doors event are now on sale in our office. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds from those purchased through The Kidney Foundation will help support programs, services, and research for more than 4,000 Manitobans currenlty affected by kidney disease.
2013 Kidney Ride, Glide Stride raises more than $66,000! Thank-you to Everyone Who Participated on September 8!
We would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to everyone who joined us for our 2013 KRGS. Without the dedication of our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, speakers, and more than 300 participants this event would not have been a success and we could not have raised over $66,000 to support those affected by kidney disease in our province!
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Volunteer with us!
Would you like to help promote kidney health and prevent chronic kidney disease? We are currently seeking volunteer nurses for our See Kidney Disease (SeeKD) screening clinic.
There is a strong relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. There is an even stronger relationship when you also have high blood pressure and are overweight. This booklet will help us learn what we need to know about our risk of kidney disease and what we can do about it.
Is there an old unwanted vehicle sitting in a field, garage, alley or parking lot of your life? Instead of sitting there going to rust, give that old car a new life by donating it to Kidney Car. We are looking all type of vehicles. trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles ATV’s even farm equipment!