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December 2023 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.

Executive Director Announcement

Today we share the news of the resignation of our esteemed Executive Director, Jeff Robertson, effective March 1, 2024, after an incredible 15-year journey with the PKD Foundation of Canada. Jeff’s dedication to and impact on our foundation have been nothing short of extraordinary.

Voices of PKD: Ciara Morin, Toronto ON

"I always knew I wanted to have kids. Planning a family is perhaps one of the most exciting chapters of life. It's a time full of excitement, yearning, and daydreaming. It's when two people come together from different backgrounds, with different stories, to plan for a future that includes mini-versions of...

Kidney Nutrition: Navigating the holidays with PKD

The holidays can be an exciting time filled with celebrations and food. But you may also be wondering how you can stay on track with your nutrition habits during this busy time. In this month’s blog, Emily Campbell, a registered dietitian, reviews strategies for navigating the holidays with PKD.

Kale and Chickpea Caesar Salad Recipe

Registered Dietician Emily Campbell demonstrated this delicious and PKD-friendly Kale and Chickpea Caesar Salad recipe at our 2023 PKD Summit on November 17, 2023. Make the recipe yourself with these ingredients and instructions.

Kidney Nutrition: Understanding types of sugar and PKD

In this month’s blog post, Emily Campbell, a registered dietitian, writes about sugars and PKD. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so what better way than to think about sugar sources and the connection with PKD?

Voices of PKD: Nina Young, Orillia ON

"I was diagnosed with PKD at age 11, and I’m now 42. I've lost 6 out of 9 of my family members to this disease, including my mom at age 45." Nina has been involved with the PKD Foundation of Canada for several years, having founded our Corner Brook, NF,...

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