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Kidney Disease Prevention Clinic - Alberta Kidney Care - South

The kidney disease prevention clinic provides management, education and resources to First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis and Inuit patients at risk for developing kidney disease.

The clinic is led by a nurse practitioner who works in close collaboration with a Nephrologist. Specifically, the role of the Nurse Practitioner will include providing independent assessments, diagnosis, management, evaluation and follow-up for patients who have diabetes, difficult to control hypertension and / or dyslipidemia. Difficult cases will be managed by consultation with a Nephrologist.

Access
Service Providers May Include
nurse practitioner (NPs)
Eligibility

Following criteria must be met

  • First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Métis and Inuit people over the age of 18
  • Chronic but stable patients with diabetes, hypertension, and / or dyslipidemia
  • Chronic kidney disease patients not already being seen by a Nephrologist in Calgary
  • Patients at high risk of kidney disease, such as diabetes and difficult to control blood pressure
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


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