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Prince George Dialysis Patients will have Warm Soles Thanks the Kidney Foundation of Canada

“A lot of patients, including my wife before she passed away, she was on dialysis and that was her complaint.” Paul Ravelle, president of the Prince George chapter of the Kidney Foundation tells PrinceGeorgeMatters. “Your feet get cold because you’re lying there for three hours and you’re basically recirculating your bodies blood to cleanse it, so these machines take place of the kidney, filtering out impurities. So you’re laying there and your blood is going through a cleansing process and some of the extremities – the fingers, the toes – they tend to get a little bit cold sometimes.”

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Story Credit: Jess Fedigan (2019), Prince George Matters