Northern Saskatchewan Diabetics to Benefit

Wednesday, June 04, 2003 at 15:32




Diabetics in Northern Saskatchewan who travel to Saskatoon for kidney dialysis may be in for a welcome change.  Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert is set to receive two new dialysis machines to help reduce the current waiting list of members who need the procedure.  Spokesman Rob Dalziel (dal-ZELL) says hundreds of people use the machines on a monthly basis, and many of them are from the north:

OUT – “while they’re taking the treatment”

The money used to buy the units came from the Royal Purple and Elks foundations.  Dalziel (dal-ZELL) says both the Prince Albert and La Ronge chapters deserve a lot of credit for raising the funds needed to buy the twenty-six-thousand-dollar machines.