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Bike to the Moon Campaign Postponed Until 2021

After careful consideration for the safety and well-being of the PKD and transplant communities and their loved ones, the PKD Foundation of Canada has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone this year’s Bike to the Moon fundraising campaign, which was to take place from June 1st-30th.

Upcoming Webinar! How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Population

COVID-19 is a serious health concern and the impact on our lives continues to evolve on a daily basis. In these unprecedented times, individuals with pre-existing conditions need to be especially careful. It is our goal to provide you with up-to-date information as it relates to this virus, and to...

April 2020 PKD e-News

Welcome to the PKD Foundation of Canada's April e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD

National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week

This year for NOTDAW (National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week) We are asking all Canadians to show their support for organ and tissue donation from April 19 – 25. We encourage all Canadians to register their decision to become organ and tissue donors and share their decision with their...

Today is World Kidney Day!

World Kidney Day 2020: Kidney Health for Everyone, Everywhere- from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care

Coronavirus and PKD

What You Should Know:  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. Older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including kidney disease, seem to be at higher risk for more serious illness.  Therefore, it is especially important for people with PKD to take actions to reduce...

Join the 31 Days of PKD Challenges!

Join the 31 Days of PKD Challenges! 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...

"Donor Found" - Written by Michael Coyle, Burnaby BC

Hello friends, good news to share. As the title says, a kidney donor has been found.I’ve been holding off talking about this for a few months now. The disease makes me exhausted, and for some reason the prospect of writing this note felt too much to tackle. I also want...

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