This project will develop solutions to help overcome barriers to living kidney donor transplantation. It will also evaluate the impact of these solutions on patient experiences, outcomes and health care system costs.
In partnership with Indigenous patients and families who have or are affected by CKD, we will work together in participating communities to develop a unique suite of educational approaches for treatment options for failing kidneys specifically for the Indigenous population.
This research project aims to understand how we can empower patients to self-manage their chronic kidney disease to improve disease progression and overall patient experience and well-being.
Patients on hemodialysis take 12 medications per day on average. This project will develop tools to help reduce the use of medications that lack evidence for effectiveness and safety in hemodialysis patients.
New technologies make it possible for patients to communicate with their health professionals and manage their own health information. Our team of patients, researchers, clinicians and health care decision-makers will reinvent kidney care to reflect the needs and capabilities of patients in the 21st century.