In a recently published study in the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), Dr. Gary Curhan reported that people who consumed one or more servings of sugar-sweetened, non-cola drinks per day had an increased chance (33%) of developing kidney stones.
Dr. Adeera Levin appointed President of the International Society of Nephrology
The Kidney Foundation of Canada congratulates Dr. Adeera Levin on her appointment as President of the International Society of Nephrology, starting May 2015.
Baxter issued an Important Medical Device Safety Information communication regarding its HomeChoice and HomeChoice Pro Automated PD Systems. Incorrect programming of these systems may result in overfill problems leading to patient injury. For more details: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26521a-eng.php.
Hockey legend and longtime host of CBC’s Coach’s Corner, Don Cherry is donating his 1997 Yukon to The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Kidney Car program on World Kidney Day.