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Working together for better kidney health

The BC Provincial Renal Agency plans and coordinates health-care services for patients with kidney disease in BC.
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World Kidney 2018

wkd-logo-retina.pngTheme: Kidneys & Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower

CKD affects approximately 195 million women worldwide and it is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, with close to 600,000 deaths each year.

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​Profiles in kidney care
​​Dolly Mariano

After years of not leaving her home community of Richmond, Dolly Mariano is once again a happy traveller. 

Dolly has polycystic kidney disease and has been on hemodialysis since 2007. She started on conventional hemodialysis but within a year was on home hemodialysis using a Gambro machine.

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