Patient Education Sessions - 2019
November 26th, 2019 - Diabetes and you
In this video, dietitian Meaghan Elger discusses how to manage your health and nutrition when you have diabetes.
Oct 29th, 2019 - Commit to be fit
In this video, physiotherapists Ian Barrett and Celia Rojas talk about ways you can exercise to stay fit when you have kidney disease.
September 24th, 2019 - How do we match transplant kidneys to recipients?
In this video Dr. Yuen explains how a kidney is matched to someone who is waiting for a kidney transplant.
June 25th, 2019 - Treatment options for home dialysis
In this video, our home dialysis team explains what dialysis is, how it works and different ways dialysis can be done.
Note: a short video of a hemodialysis treatment is shown which may be hard for some to watch.
May 28th, 2019 - Breathing and stretching
In this video, Shivalee Paliwal guides you through some breathing and stretching exercises. For more information on deep breathing exercises, click here.
April 30th, 2019 - Know your bloodwork
In this video, Dr Phil McFarlane explains common blood tests that tell us how well your kidneys are working.
January 15 & 30th, 2019 - Tips for filing your taxes when you have medical conditions
In this video, guests Randy O'Malley and Mike McCormick give tips on how to fill out 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
March 22, 2018 - High blood pressure and its management
In this video, Dr. Marc Goldstein discusses high blood pressure (hypertension)
The Ontario Renal Network - information session
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
Diabetes - Information and new tools to help you manage your health
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.
Monitoring your blood glucose levels
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.