Impact of a 12-week online wellness program in adults 18+ with chronic kidney disease

Study Lead

Dr. Puneeta Tandon

University of Alberta


Take a Step Towards Wellness. Join the 12-Week Program and Learn:

  • Tips from leading clinical experts
  • Why behaviour change is so hard
  • How to identify your values
  • The importance of goal setting
  • Techniques for self-compassion
  • The value of sleep
  • Strategies for managing thoughts and feelings

The time commitment varies depending on which arm of the program you are randomly assigned to. Because this is part of a research study, you will be randomly assigned to start the program right away, or in 12 weeks time. In order to register in the study, you must be available to start the day you are interested, or in 12 weeks time.

The EMPOWER program is 12 weeks long. You’ll be asked to complete the program for about 120 minutes each week. In addition to the program activities, you’ll also be asked to complete some surveys which will take about 45 minutes at the beginning and end of the program.

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At this time, we’re testing this program in adults over the age of 50 living with chronic kidney disease.

Type of Participation

Focus Group


Chronic Kidney Disease


Quality of Life


All provinces and territories

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