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February 2019 PKD e-News

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

Anastacia Woitowich, London ON | Voices of PKD

"My name is Anastacia, and I am a 22 year old young woman. I, along with my mother and older brother, have ADPKD. My mother was diagnosed with ADPKD when she was 24 years old, shortly after I was born. Due to my mother’s adoption, she knew nothing of her...

January 2019 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. 

Trish Chesterman, Calgary AB | Voices of PKD

"I am a young, 67-year-old mom and grandmother to a son, daughter, and four beautiful grandchildren. My preliminary diagnosis of PKD was around the age of 20, with confirmation when my kidney was removed at the age 40."

December 2018 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. 

Kristina Grant, Brandon MB | Voices of PKD

"Hailey-Ann is a vivacious, four-and-a-half-year-old girl who loves life. When I was only 21-weeks pregnant with her, my pregnancy went from one of joy and wonder, to one of fear and uncertainty. That is because at my 21-week ultrasound with our high-risk team, they discovered that my unborn child would...

Happy Holidays From the PKD Foundation of Canada

With 2018 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 PKD Warriors like Hailey-Ann, and their families.

2018 Toronto PKD Scientific Conference

This past September, the University Health Network held a two-day PKD Scientific Conference to: Highlight recent research advances in PKD; Illustrate how this knowledge is being translated into improving risk prognostication and novel therapeutics in PKD; and Provide practical guidance on risk assessment and clinical management of PKD through interactive...

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