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Today is World Kidney Day!

World Kidney Day 2020: Kidney Health for Everyone, Everywhere- from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care

Coronavirus and PKD

What You Should Know:  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. Older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, including kidney disease, seem to be at higher risk for more serious illness.  Therefore, it is especially important for people with PKD to take actions to reduce...

Join the 31 Days of PKD Challenges!

Join the 31 Days of PKD Challenges! Kidney Month is recognized in March across Canada and the United States. We spend this time raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health, and to reduce the frequency and impact kidney disease and its associated health problems have...

"Donor Found" - Written by Michael Coyle, Burnaby BC

Hello friends, good news to share. As the title says, a kidney donor has been found.I’ve been holding off talking about this for a few months now. The disease makes me exhausted, and for some reason the prospect of writing this note felt too much to tackle. I also want...

Montreal PKD Patients Visit Federal and Provincial Officials

"The Montreal Chapter is physically located in Dollard-Des-Ormeaux and started its 2020 awareness campaign early with a visit to DDO federal MP Sameer Zuberi and provincial national assembly representative Carlos J Leitao. Also participating in both meetings were several PKD patients from the Greater Montreal Area."

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.

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