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TJ Sullivan | Voices of PKD

"I believe in the power of advocacy, support and hope. My name is TJ Sullivan, and while I may not have polycystic kidney disease (PKD), the effects of this disease hits close to home, and the cause to fund research and a cure is incredibly close to my heart. My...

April 2023 issue | 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.

Fluids and PKD | Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) or have been living with it for a while, you’ve probably heard you need to be drinking more fluids. This is one of the first and probably most challenging nutrition recommendations to follow with PKD. While this is good nutrition...

Join the ADPKD and Aneurysm Study at University of Maryland

ADPKD is the most common genetic form of kidney failure. Patients with ADPKD can have issues in other organs beyond the kidney. Dilation of blood vessels in the brain, brain aneurysms, are more common in patients with ADPKD and can result in neurological damage. Researchers at the University of Maryland are...

March 2023 issue | PKD e-News

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

All About Polycystic Kidney Disease | Webinar Video

This Webinar was an overview of polycystic kidney disease, the pathway to transplant and how the PKD Foundation of Canada can support you. This session was co-presented by the Centre for Living Organ Donation and the PKD Foundation of Canada, and provided an in-depth look at the journey with polycystic...

Judith Belair-Kyle, Montreal QC | Voices of PKD

"Hi! It’s me, Judith, who told my story here almost a year ago. Since that time, a lot of things have changed. I am now transplanted with a new kidney, which a stranger gave to me thanks to my search for a donor on social media! I was asked to...

March 9th is World Kidney Day!

World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

Medical Cannabis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease | Webinar Video

An overview of the current state of evidence regarding use of cannabis in people living with kidney disease, practical considerations for those using or considering using cannabis, how cannabis use integrates into overall care of people living with kidney disease, and a discussion of lived experience using cannabis as part...

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