First Steps

You've been diagnosed, read up on the basics of PKD. Now it's time to take those first steps towards becoming your own healthcare advocate. The following information has been developed to help you and your family feel more confident about the ins and outs of a PKD diagnosis.


Check out this article - 10 Things Every Nephrologist Should Know About PKD UPDATED!. Print it off and take it to your next doctor visit.



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Treatment Options with PKD

Treatment Options with PKD Ronald D. Perrone, MD - Professor of Medicine at Tufts Medical Center explains treatment options with polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

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PKD National Convention

PKD National Convention: Better Together
The PKD National Convention 2014 will be held June 20-22 in Kansas City, Mo.

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©2014, PKD Foundation ·The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.

The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.
National Headquarters: 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114. Phone: 1.800.PKD.CURE
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Founded in 1982, our vision is that one day,
no one will suffer the full effects of polycystic kidney disease.

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