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National Kidney Month & World Kidney Day!

Kidney Month is recognized in March across Canada and the United States. We spend this time raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health, and to reduce the frequency and impact kidney disease and its associated health problems have on an international level. We encourage you...

Happy Holidays

Season's greetings to you and yours from the PKD Foundation of Canada!

2017 Walk to END PKD Campaign Wrap Up

Since 2007, the PKD Foundation of Canada has raised over $1M for critical PKD research, education, advocacy and awareness through our Walk to END PKD campaign! Truly an amazing feat for our grassroots organization.

The New Walk to END PKD

We are thrilled to introduce the new name and new look for our signature fundraising event!  The new name, Walk to END PKD (formerly Walk for PKD), better aligns with our mission to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease and improve the lives of all it affects....

PKD Awareness Day: Local Proclamations

Each year, Health Canada recognizes September 4th as National PKD Awareness Day! This year we are looking for volunteers who want to help spread awareness in their own communities by working with us to secure local proclamations in their communities.

Large Tolvaptan Trial Results Show Positive Future for ADPKD Patients

We are glad to share some great news for the Canadian PKD community, as tolvaptan receives positive results from an additional one year international trial. The trial outcome was positive for tolvaptan in the treatment of ADPKD. Also of note, the trial had participation from Canadian patients and nephrologists.

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