Patient Education Sessions - 2019
May 28th, 2019 - Breathing and stretching
In this video, Shivalee Paliwal will guide you through a series of breathing and stretching exercises. For a deep breathing exercise handout, click here.
April 30th, 2019 - Know your bloodwork
In this video, Dr Phil McFarlane will explain some common blood tests that may be done to test how well your kidneys are working.
January 15 & 30th, 2019 - Tips for filing your taxes when you have medical conditions
In this video, guest speakers Randy O'Malley and Mike McCormick will teach you important tips you should know about filling your taxes when you have a long-term medical condition.
Patient Education Sessions - 2018
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March 22, 2018 - High blood pressure and its management
In this video, Dr. Marc Goldstein discusses high blood pressure (hypertension)
June 19, 2018 - The Ontario Renal Network
A video introducing Marc Hebert and Michael McCormick from the Ontario Renal Network and the work they do
October 30, 2018 - What is new in diabetes care?
Tess Montada-Atin from St Michael's Hospital Diabetes and Comprehensive Care program talks about diabetes, what causes it and how to prevent it as well as new medicines and glucose monitoring tools.
December 4, 2018 -Self monitoring blood glucose
Danielle Goudge from St Michael's Hospital Diabetes and Comprehensive Care program shares important information on what blood glucose (sugar) is and ways to measure it.
This instructional video explains the technique to perform exit site care for a patient with a peritoneal dialysis catheter.
This instructional video explains the technique to perform CAPD. CAPD stands for Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis. This may also be known as twin bag or manual exchange.