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The Renal Program at St. Paul's Hospital supports individuals at every stage of kidney disease. Our focus is on the best possible health and quality of life for our patients and their families.

Diabetes Canada adopts prevention model touted by AIDS researcher Julio Montaner

Diabetes Canada is adopting a diagnosis-and-treatment model of prevention pioneered by Vancouver-based AIDS researcher Dr. Julio Montaner.

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Unlocking a long-held secret reunites a family — and saves a man's life

This story spans more than three-quarters of a century and includes a deeply hidden family secret that was discovered just in time to turn a tragedy into a miracle.

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Friends, family rally for McFarland

Margaret McFarland can’t blink back the tears when talking about her young sister, Michelle Oyer of Kamloops.

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Nanaimo mom gets a gift of life for Mother’s Day

Most mothers get a flower basket and taken out for breakfast by their kids on Mother’s Day, but one Nanaimo mom will get a life-saving gift from her son.

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'It's a big ask': Hundreds of kidney donors needed in B.C. (Dr. David Landsberg)

Glenn Miller needs a new kidney. But so do 513 other British Columbians.

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Gift of kidney “overwhelming” (St. Paul's Hospital)

When Pam Easton heard her long-time friend Dale Langford was on dialysis and in need of a kidney, she didn't hesitate to offer hers.

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Ultimate act of charity (St. Paul's Hospital)

As a kidney donor recipient, Dustin Burnham has been the benefactor from what he calls the ultimate selfless act—organ donation.

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Organ transplant rate has climbed steadily in B.C. (Dr. David Landsberg)

George Keulen was 28 years old when he was told he had only a few months to live. The cystic fibrosis he had been battling his entire life was taking over, leaving him unable to walk more than 20 steps without gasping for breath.

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