World Kidney Day

WKD LogoMarch 12 2015 is World Kidney Day. Help raise awareness of the importance of kidneys to overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

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Infographic Resources

Infographic Resources

1. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

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2. VIDEO: Choosing the type of dialysis best suited to you

This 20 minute video provides general education about all of the different types of dialysis, including a visual depiction of patients on the various modalities.It would be useful to your patients as they consider their decision. The video has been posted with permission from the Southern Alberta Renal Program and Alberta Health Services.

Click here to view the view with French subtitles.

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3. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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4. My Kidneys, My Choice

This is a decision aid for the treatment of kidney disease. It will help your patient select the most appropriate treatment option for kidney failure. The decision aid has been modified for use in Canada with permission from Kidney Health Australia.

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5. Canadian Medical Journal (CMAJ)

Title of the publication: “Canadian Society of Nephrology 2014 clinical practice guideline for timing the initiation of chronic dialysis” - The new Canadian guidelines published in February 2014 are for your kidney care team and information in the publication will aid them in deciding on the right treatment option for you and when you can start dialysis.

cmaj journal

General Information about Kidneys

General Information about Kidneys

1. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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Your Kidney Function is 20-30%

Your Kidney Function is 20-30%

1. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

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2. VIDEO: Choosing the type of dialysis best suited to you

This 20 minute video provides general education about all of the different types of dialysis, including a visual depiction of patients on the various modalities.It would be useful to your patients as they consider their decision. The video has been posted with permission from the Southern Alberta Renal Program and Alberta Health Services.

Click here to view the view with French subtitles.

SARPVideoThumb

3. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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4. My Kidneys, My Choice

This is a decision aid for the treatment of kidney disease. It will help your patient select the most appropriate treatment option for kidney failure. The decision aid has been modified for use in Canada with permission from Kidney Health Australia.

Mykidneys

5. Canadian Medical Journal (CMAJ)

Title of the publication: “Canadian Society of Nephrology 2014 clinical practice guideline for timing the initiation of chronic dialysis” - The new Canadian guidelines published in February 2014 are for your kidney care team and information in the publication will aid them in deciding on the right treatment option for you and when you can start dialysis.

cmaj journal

Your kidney function is less than 20%

Your Kidney Function is less than 20%

1. Patient Infographic

This infographic guides you along 3 steps in your journey towards planning for kidney disease treatment options, with a focus on dialysis therapies.

Click here to print the 2-page handout version of the infographic.

Patient IG

2. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

WhiteBoardVideoThumb

3. VIDEO: Choosing the type of dialysis best suited to you

This 20 minute video provides general education about all of the different types of dialysis, including a visual depiction of patients on the various modalities.It would be useful to your patients as they consider their decision. The video has been posted with permission from the Southern Alberta Renal Program and Alberta Health Services.

Click here to view the view with French subtitles.

SARPVideoThumb

4. My Kidneys, My Choice

This is a decision aid for the treatment of kidney disease. It will help your patient select the most appropriate treatment option for kidney failure. The decision aid has been modified for use in Canada with permission from Kidney Health Australia.

Mykidneys

Your kidney function is less than 15%

Your Kidney Function is less than 15%

1. Patient Inforgraphic

This infographic guides you along 3 steps in your journey towards planning for kidney disease treatment options, with a focus on dialysis therapies.

Click here to print the 2-page handout version of the infographic.

Patient IG

2. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

WhiteBoardVideoThumb

3. VIDEO: Choosing the type of dialysis best suited to you

This 20 minute video provides general education about all of the different types of dialysis, including a visual depiction of patients on the various modalities.It would be useful to your patients as they consider their decision. The video has been posted with permission from the Southern Alberta Renal Program and Alberta Health Services.

Click here to view the view with French subtitles.

SARPVideoThumb

4. My Kidneys, My Choice

This is a decision aid for the treatment of kidney disease. It will help your patient select the most appropriate treatment option for kidney failure. The decision aid has been modified for use in Canada with permission from Kidney Health Australia.

Mykidneys

Information When You Are on Dialysis

Information When You Are on Dialysis

1. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

WhiteBoardVideoThumb

2. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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3. Kidney Community Kitchen

As part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Kidney Community Kitchen provides patients with information and tools to help them manage their renal diet. Patients can access The Kidney Kitchen Cookbook for recipes chosen specifically for people living with kidney disease as well as meal plans created by our dietitians.

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4. Other Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) Resources

The KFOC has several resources (brochures and factsheets) for people who are on dialysis.

other resources

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Infographic Resources

Infographic Resources

1. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

WhiteBoardVideoThumb

2. VIDEO: Choosing the type of dialysis best suited to you

This 20 minute video provides general education about all of the different types of dialysis, including a visual depiction of patients on the various modalities.It would be useful to your patients as they consider their decision. The video has been posted with permission from the Southern Alberta Renal Program and Alberta Health Services.

Click here to view the view with French subtitles.

SARPVideoThumb

3. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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Other Resources

Other Resources

1. Whiteboard VIDEO

This 10 minute animated whiteboard video provides a brief overview of end stage renal disease and the treatment options available to a patient. It also has information for the patient to help them know when the right time to start dialysis is.

WhiteBoardVideoThumb

2. Living With Kidney Disease

The Living with Kidney Disease patient manual produced by The Kidney Foundation of Canada is an important educational reference document for Canadians living with kidney disease. This manual contains information about major topics that may be useful to people living with kidney disease.  Visit the KFOC website to download this manual in French, Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi.

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3. Kidney Community Kitchen

As part of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Kidney Community Kitchen provides patients with information and tools to help them manage their renal diet. Patients can access The Kidney Kitchen Cookbook for recipes chosen specifically for people living with kidney disease as well as meal plans created by our dietitians.

community kitchen