Kidney Disease

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"Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body." - Mayo Clinic

Locations

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Cumberland Dialysis Unit

2696 Windermere Ave
Cumberland, B.C.
V0R 1S0

250-331-8617

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Nanaimo Community Dialysis Facility

3-1351 Estevan Rd
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9S 3Y3

250-739-5840

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Nanaimo Kidney Care and Transplant Clinic

#7 – 1588 Boundary Cres
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9S 5K8

250-739-5828

News & Events

Code Hack 2020

Code Hack is back!

Are you ready for an exciting challenge that could help shape the future of health care? Island Health is looking for 100 people to participate in a 24-hour design sprint that aims to generate fresh ideas to improve health care.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Island Health magazine encourages readers to live their healthiest life. Read features on how to keep your resolutions; re-thinking “diets” and some delicious soup recipes. Also included in this issue are articles about the stigma of mental illness and an Island Health Research project on dementia.

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Temporary service reduction at Port Alice Health Centre

Island Health is advising that, despite significant effort to fill shifts, there is a temporary shortage of registered nurses and physicians over the holiday season resulting in a temporary service reduction at the Port Alice Health Centre.

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