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A Family Affair

The Fort Erie team, A Family Affair, has raised more than $8,000 this year for the Toronto Walk to END PKD. How did they manage to raise such a large amount? Do they have any suggestions for other families wanting to do the same thing? Continue reading their story for...

Participate in the review of global guidelines for ADPKD

KDIGO (Kidney Disease | Improving Global Outcomes) is a global organization developing and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease. They are currently reviewing their new global guidelines for the evaluation, management and treatment of ADPKD, and are inviting stakeholders - including patients - to participate in the guideline review...

World Mental Health Day 2023

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Like many chronic illnesses, PKD can affect your mental health as well as your physical health - from dealing with chronic pain, to the emotional stresses of organ failure, dialysis, and trying to find an organ donor.

The Beaton PKD Path

This year the team The Beaton PKD Path raised more than $9,500 for the Walk to END PKD held in Halifax, NS. Congratulations! Read their story here.

September 2023 PKD e-News

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

Kidney Nutrition: Cardiovascular health and PKD

This month’s blog post, Emily Campbell registered dietitian, writes about cardiovascular health and PKD. Did you know that protecting your heart and kidneys can go hand in hand? Plus, check out this delicious trail mix recipe, that would be perfect to take to an event like the Walk to END...

PKD Awareness Day 2023

The PKD Foundation of Canada is thrilled to share this list of communities who recognized PKD Awareness Day through proclamations, flag raisings and landmark lightings in 2023. What happened in your area? 

Kidney Nutrition: Understanding Your Lab Tests with PKD

So, it is time for your annual lab test and to see your healthcare team. Does getting your labs done seem overwhelming and frustrating, trying to figure out what each value means? In this month’s blog post, Emily Campbell, registered dietitian, breaks down common labs your healthcare team may be...

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