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One PKD Patient’s Journey to the 2023 World Transplant Games

Back in April, Canadian PKD patient and transplant recipient Jan Ehlert participated in the World Transplant Games in Perth, Australia, where she joined 1500 athletes of all ages (organ recipients, living donors, or donor family members) in a variety of competitive events.

Kidney Nutrition: Oxalates and PKD

You’ve probably heard the word “oxalates” before. But what are they and is it important with PKD? This month, Emily Campbell registered dietitian shares strategies for managing your PKD through nutrition including a deep dive into oxalates and kidney stones with PKD.

July 2023 PKD e-News

Welcome to the PKD Foundation of Canada's July 2023 e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD.

Nutrition Management and PKD

The best nutrition care for those with kidney disease is one that is personalized to your health goals, nutrition status, other health conditions, and blood and urine tests. And one new area of focus for personalization is the type of kidney disease – polycystic kidney disease (PKD) or chronic kidney...

Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell: Hypertension and PKD

May is Hypertension Month, a common condition associated with PKD. This month, Emily Campbell registered dietitian shares strategies for managing your blood pressure with PKD. Plus be sure to check out her easy and delicious Mediterranean Chickpea and Couscous Lunch Bowl recipe.

Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell: Fluids and PKD

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...

Plant Based Diets and PKD

Nutrition plays an important role with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), and it is never too early or too late to start making nutrition changes for your kidney health. While the ideal PKD diet is still under review, the foods we choose play an important role in managing blood pressure, PKD...

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