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BC Ministry of Health Services Chronic Disease Management
Aimed at empowering people to manage their health. Includes patient information on chronic kidney disease and links to valuable self-management resources such as BC Nurseline, BC HealthGuide, and the BC Dial-A-Dietitian Program.
BC Transplant Society
BC Transplant Society leads and coordinates all activities related to organ donation and transplantation throughout BC.
Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA)
The Canadian Diabetes Association works in communities across the country to promote the health of Canadians and eliminate diabetes through our strong nationwide network of volunteers, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers, partners and supporters.
2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada
Fraser Health Authority Kidney Care Initiative
Fraser Health and the Provincial Health Services Authority have entered into a partnership with Baxter Corporation to pursue an innovative relationship designed to improve renal services within Fraser Health.
Kidney Foundation of Canada - BC Branch
A national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through: funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to high quality healthcare; and increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation. Educational material can be found under “Services.”
National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
This information clearinghouse by The National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) - part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - includes an informative section on end-stage renal disease.
National Kidney Disease Education Program
The National Kidney Disease Education Program includes resources for patients and the public, health professionals and laboratory professionals. It is an initiative of the The National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases.
Providence Health Care
Based at St. Paul's Hospital, provides treatment ranging from early intervention to dialysis and kidney transplants. Also operates community dialysis units in Vancouver, Squamish, Sechelt, Powell River, Richmond and North Vancouver.
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority’s resources include the Print Health Education Materials (PHEM) Resource Catalogue (found under the Public Education section).