Media and News

Living Kidney Donation | Webinar Video

This webinar on the topic of living kidney donation answers a number of questions that people affected by polycystic kidney disease (PKD) may have about the living kidney donation process. Panelists included experts from Canadian Blood Services and the Transplant Ambassador Program, as well as a patient story from a...

June 2024 Issue | PKD e-News

Welcome to the June e-News from the PKD Foundation of Canada! This month we have information on choosing kidney-healthy foods when eating out, reflections on mental health and PKD, upcoming PKD events, and more!

Clayton Rafuse, AB | Voices of PKD

"My name is Clayton Rafuse, and I first shared my story with the PKD community in August 2021. My father Pete had PKD, and passed away in March of 2020."

Eating out with PKD | Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell

This time of year is filled with celebrations, which often include food. You may be wondering how to manage your PKD and still attend these events. In this month’s blog, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Emily Campbell will review some things to consider, and foods you can include in...

Shining a Spotlight on Mental Health and PKD | PKD Mind Matters

Do you ever feel overwhelmed or find it difficult to cope with life with PKD? With chronic illnesses, like ARPKD and ADPKD, mental health is an important factor in your overall care plan. Check out this article from PKD Life describing what is typical for patients and caregivers - and...

Hampel Family In the News | Peaks for PKD

Eric Hampel was recently featured in a news article about his upcoming attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds for PKD. His mother and aunt were also recently in the news, when they shared their heartwarming kidney transplant stories.

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