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July 09, 2020

How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Population (presented in French) | Webinar video

webinar_covid_FR_social_thumb.pngThis webinar was held live (in French) on July 9, 2020.

COVID-19 is a serious health concern, and the impact on our lives continues to evolve on a daily basis. In these unprecedented times, individuals with pre-existing conditions need to be especially careful. It is our goal to provide you with up-to-date information as it relates to this virus, and to help ease your mind during this challenging time. 

The PKD Foundation of Canada is proud to present this recording of our free webinar from July 9th, 2020. Patients and their loved ones can view this webinar to learn about the following topics and more:

  • Am I more likely to get COVID-19 due to ADPKD?
  • Am I more at risk of developing severe complications?
  • How to avoid catching COVID-19?
  • What should I do if I get COVID-19 and have ADPKD?
  • How will treatment of ADPKD change during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Are there some medications to avoid or stop taking?

Watch the Presentation

About the Speaker

Dr Guillaume Bollée is a nephrologist with expertise in the field of hereditary and rare kidney diseases. He is Director of the Kidney Rare Disease Clinic at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM). Assessing and treating patients with  polycystic kidney disease is one of the main focuses of this clinic. Dr. Bollée also practices medicine at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles including rare and genetic renal diseases issues. Dr Bollée has already participated to several PKDFOC forums.

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