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January 2020 PKD e-News

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

Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo, Dollard-des-Ormeaux QC | Voices of PKD

My name is Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo. Last October I turned 63, and each sunrise makes me feel bittersweet because I have already outlived my grandmother. I’m a resident of Dollard Des Ormeaux, and Montreal Chapter and Walk Coordinator for the PKD Foundation of Canada. Here’s why I took on the role as...

December 2019 PKD e-News

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

Happy Holidays from the PKD Foundation of Canada!

With 2019 drawing to a close, we hope you remember the PKD Foundation of Canada in your holiday plans and consider making a year-end gift to help advance Canadian research, advocacy and support for more PKD patients and their loved ones.

November 2019 PKD e-News

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

Michael's PKD journey: From uncertainty to self-advocacy

Michael Coyle was a new Search-and-Rescue (SAR) recruit in British Columbia two decades ago when his blood pressure showed up abnormally high during training. As it turned out, it was the beginning of the road to a diagnosis that would change his life.

October 2019 PKD e-News

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

Old Drug, New Tricks, Provides Hope For Patients With Polycystic Kidney Disease

(Toronto, Canada – October 3, 2019) Dr. York Pei, an award-winning scientist at the University Health Network, has discovered a potential new use for an old drug, providing hope for patients suffering from polycystic kidney disease. In a pre-clinical trial, Dr. Pei found Salsalate, a drug in the aspirin family,...

September 2019 PKD e-News

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

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