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Devastating disease that runs in the family

Part two of our four-part National Post PKD series features the entire Pekar family from Hamilton, ON. Arie Pekar received a kidney transplant from a close friend shortly after Arie’s son was born. Unfortunately his mother, Ilana, who has been on dialysis for PKD for 23 years,...

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Confronting the ‘hidden disease’

Our four-part PKD series launched today in the National Post, featuring one of our youngest PKD heroes, Harrison Osborne! Harrison loves superheroes and in fact, is one himself. He was diagnosed with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) before he was even born and is overcoming...

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PKD Awareness Day 2016

Once again, Health Canada is recognizing September 4th as National Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Awareness Day – a special day devoted to raising awareness of this life-threatening, genetic disease.

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December 2015 PKD e-News

Support    There’s Still Time to Make Your Year-End Gift!  With 2015 drawing to an end, we wish to express our heartfelt thanks to you, our donors, for helping to make this another memorable year for the PKD community.

October 2015 PKD e-News

Awareness  PKD Foundation of Canada Holds First-Ever PKD Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park As part of our ongoing advocacy activities, the PKD Foundation of Canada held their first-ever PKD Advocacy Day at Queen’s Park on Wednesday, October 7th. Our Executive Director, Jeff Robertson was joined by Board Chair, Joseph Brant...