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Kidney Patient - Education Resource

Patient Education Sessions

Patient Education Sessions - 2019

May 28th, 2019 - Breathing and stretching

video on relaxation exercise

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

video explaining what blood test your kidney doctor may order

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

video explaining tax tips when you have a medical condition

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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High Blood Pressure and how to manage it

The Ontario Renal Network - information session

Diabetes - Information and new tools to help you manage your health

Monitoring your blood glucose levels


Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Videos

Video 1: Exit Site Care

This instructional video explains the technique to perform exit site care for a patient with a peritoneal dialysis catheter.

Video 2: Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)

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.