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Understanding Liver Transplantation for PKD and PLD Patients | Webinar Video

Dr. Leslie Lilly summarizes the role of liver transplantation in the management of PKD and PLD, and also discusses the outcomes of liver transplantation in patients with these diseases. He is joined by PKD patient and two-time liver transplant recipient, Jan Robertson, who shares her journey through the transplant process....

Jennifer Morgan, Halifax NS | Voices of PKD

"Hello, everyone! I’m grateful to provide this update on my journey since I initially shared my story here in December 2021. Last May, I received a new kidney, thanks to the Live Kidney Paired Donation Program."

One PKD Patient’s Journey to the 2023 World Transplant Games

Back in April, Canadian PKD patient and transplant recipient Jan Ehlert participated in the World Transplant Games in Perth, Australia, where she joined 1500 athletes of all ages (organ recipients, living donors, or donor family members) in a variety of competitive events.

Oxalates and PKD | Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell

You’ve probably heard the word “oxalates” before. But what are they and is it important with PKD? This month, Emily Campbell registered dietitian shares strategies for managing your PKD through nutrition including a deep dive into oxalates and kidney stones with PKD.

July 2023 issue | PKD e-News

Welcome to the PKD Foundation of Canada's July 2023 e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD.

June 2023 issue | PKD e-News

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

Brittany Hay and Colin Grieve | Voices of PKD

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is no stranger to Colin Grieve. Colin grew up surrounded with people battling PKD; including his father, uncle and grandmother. Colin had his battles as a child, a youth, and as an adult. He has memories of spending time in the IWK Health Centre in Halifax,...

Nutrition Management and PKD | Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell

The best nutrition care for those with kidney disease is one that is personalized to your health goals, nutrition status, other health conditions, and blood and urine tests. And one new area of focus for personalization is the type of kidney disease – polycystic kidney disease (PKD) or chronic kidney...

Hypertension and PKD | Kidney Nutrition with Emily Campbell

May is Hypertension Month, a common condition associated with PKD. This month, Emily Campbell registered dietitian shares strategies for managing your blood pressure with PKD. Plus be sure to check out her easy and delicious Mediterranean Chickpea and Couscous Lunch Bowl recipe.

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