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The CONVINCE study: Effect of Hemodiafiltration or Hemodialysis on Mortality in Kidney Failure

Do two different kinds of hemodialysis produce different outcomes in adult populations with kidney failure? A new global study examined deaths from any cause as outcomes of primary interest.

By |2024-02-13T19:38:26+00:00February 20, 2024|Research Results|Comments Off on The CONVINCE study: Effect of Hemodiafiltration or Hemodialysis on Mortality in Kidney Failure

Pathways to Truth and Reconciliation in Organ Donation and Transplantation

This event aims to familiarize attendees with the systemic barriers experienced by Indigenous patients, families, caregivers, community leaders, and healthcare providers within organ and tissue donation and transplantation (OTDT) systems in Canada.

By |2024-02-13T19:08:27+00:00February 13, 2024|Events|Comments Off on Pathways to Truth and Reconciliation in Organ Donation and Transplantation

Age and immunosuppression status affects vaccine effectiveness in kidney patients

Older patients and those on immunosuppression therapy experienced a somewhat diminished immune response to COVID-19 vaccination compared to other patients.

By |2024-02-13T19:00:48+00:00February 13, 2024|Research Results|Comments Off on Age and immunosuppression status affects vaccine effectiveness in kidney patients

Home First: A pragmatic provincial clinical demonstration project in advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

The goal of this program is to offer all patients with advanced CKD in the Manitoba Renal Program enhanced dialysis education and support from a patient navigator.

By |2024-01-25T22:00:41+00:00January 25, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Home First: A pragmatic provincial clinical demonstration project in advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Multispectral Colour Sensing Point-of-Care Testing Device for CKD Monitoring

Developing a point-of-care device that uses advanced colour sensors to measure creatinine levels in the urine to improve Chronic Kidney Disease monitoring.

By |2024-01-24T18:28:07+00:00January 24, 2024|Research Studies|Comments Off on Multispectral Colour Sensing Point-of-Care Testing Device for CKD Monitoring

Determining the Acceptability of a high Protein Pudding made from Egg whites targeting malnutrition in individuals Receiving dialysis (DAPPER)

Protein malnutrition is common in chronic kidney disease. This study will evaluate supplements currently available on the market in people with chronic kidney disease with end-stage kidney failure under hemodialysis.

By |2023-11-14T19:30:45+00:00November 14, 2023|Research Studies|Comments Off on Determining the Acceptability of a high Protein Pudding made from Egg whites targeting malnutrition in individuals Receiving dialysis (DAPPER)

More awareness and promotion of peer support programs through kidney clinics is needed

A study surveying care providers in kidney clinics across Canada reveals that many providers lack formal knowledge and means of referring their patients to peer support groups.

By |2023-10-05T20:31:44+00:00October 5, 2023|Research Results|Comments Off on More awareness and promotion of peer support programs through kidney clinics is needed

Study will explore treatment of acidosis through diet

A study in Winnipeg and Halifax will take a preliminary look at the effects of treating acidosis with a diet of alkalizing fruit and vegetables, compared to the standard treatment of sodium bicarbonate tablets.

By |2023-09-28T22:37:02+00:00September 28, 2023|Research Results|Comments Off on Study will explore treatment of acidosis through diet

New tools predict risk of complications for kidney patients following surgery

Researchers have created three new predictive models to help identify kidney patients at high risk of complications following surgery for a non-cardiac related matter.

By |2023-09-25T21:10:28+00:00September 25, 2023|Research Results|Comments Off on New tools predict risk of complications for kidney patients following surgery
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