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March is kidney health month 2024!

March is kidney health month, a time when we shine a light on kidney disease through our "31 Days of PKD" social media posts. This year we are sharing stories and information to educate and raise awareness about PKD, reduce the stigma of PKD, empower people affected by PKD to...

February 2024 PKD e-News

Welcome to the February e-News from the PKD Foundation of Canada! You'll find useful information to help you take steps in dealing with polycystic kidney disease.

Kidney Nutrition: Fats and PKD

In this month’s blog, Emily Campbell, a registered dietitian, dives into the facts about fats and PKD. Not all sources of dietary fat are considered equal. And some can increase cholesterol levels, which leads to cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is common with PKD, so protecting the heart and kidneys is...

Voices of PKD: Kelly Konieczny, AB

"Hello, my name is Kelly Konieczny. I first shared my PKD story with this community in September of 2022. At the time, my kidneys had failed (one had been completely removed) and I was on dialysis four or five times per week, waiting for a kidney donation. I'm still waiting....

Voices of PKD: Monique Marsh, Aurora ON

"My name is Monique, and this is my story about being a living kidney donor. My husband David and I are both 58. David has PKD, as does one of our children (that we know of). There's a lot of PKD in my husband's family. David is one of five...

January 2024 PKD e-News

Welcome to the January e-News from the PKD Foundation of Canada! You'll find useful information to help you take steps in dealing with polycystic kidney disease.

Setting SMART health goals with PKD

The new year is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to set intentions for 2024. In this month’s blog, Emily Campbell, a registered dietician, reviews strategies for success when setting health and nutrition goals to manage PKD.

Bell Let's Talk 2024

Bell Let’s Talk is starting a new year by highlighting that real change is needed for mental health in Canada with a new campaign – Let’s create real change – inviting Canadians to take meaningful action in mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day and throughout the year.

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