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<div class="ExternalClass5FFC58D8F523476BB56955E511B5C0A9"><p>Our clinic provides education, support and counseling to patients/families who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Our services include individual and group self-management classes, nutritional counselling and personal lifestyle counseling.</p><p><br></p><p>The interdisciplinary team in the Kidney Clinic includes nurses, social workers, dietitian and pharmacist. The goals of the team in cooperation with kidney specialist is to:</p><div><ul><li><p>Help patients delay the progression of kidney disease<br></p></li><li><p>Educate patients and their families about treatment choices for chronic kidney disease (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and kidney transplantation or end of life care)<br></p></li><li><p>Encourage a healthy life style<br></p></li><li><p>Provide support to patients and their families<br></p></li></ul></div></div>5th Floor - 2775 Laurel Street5th floor(604) 875-8277<div class="ExternalClass876FA94C4EE54DC7B31BD05350A34CE3"><p>Monday - Friday</p><p>9 a.m. - 5 p.m.</p></div>(604) 875-5958V5Z 1M9BC<div class="ExternalClass1ADBB415F49C4AB2A01D6E0C8E6CC86B"><p>Underground parkade off Laurel Street or metered parking around the hospital.</p></div>49.2611808,-123.1254002<div class="ExternalClass1126629CF8B9403C8D6986C9C5A51C1B"><div><p>​Printed materials are available in Punjabi and Chinese. Interpreters are available (request when booking an appointment).</p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass3A458138366C4C58B15E8499EA702029"><p>A referral from a nephrologist is required. </p></div><div class="ExternalClassC173434DB827406B98221205ABB9EBDD"><p><a href="http://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/FP/FP.322.R29.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />​Welcome to the Kidney Clinic - English</a><br><a href="http://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/FP/FP.322.R29.CN.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Welcome to the Kidney Clinic - Chinese</a><br></p><p><a href="http://www.bcrenalagency.ca/" target="_blank">BC Renal Agency</a><br><a href="http://www.kidney.ca/" target="_blank">Kidney Foundation of Canada</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1D5C9967C7FB4E54893F00476536582A"><br></div><p>​</p>Vancouver General Hospital - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

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