Are you up for the challenge?
In honor of March’s National Kidney Month, we are taking on daily challenges to raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Let others know about PKD and join the fight to end it. Participate in our fifth annual 31 Days of PKD Challenges! Follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for daily updates on our progress. Share your progress too using #PKDChallenge, #kidneymonth and #endPKD.
March’s National Kidney Month
Show your support to end PKD. Use this graphic as your
social media profile picture all month long.
All merchandise on our online store is 20% off today when you use the promo code “challenge”. Get your PKD gear to help raise awareness.
Please note the promo code is case-sensitive.
You are the voice of PKD. Your story can paint a powerful picture of what it means to live with this disease. Share your story now..
Connect with people in your community who share your passion to end PKD. Join your
local or virtual PKD Chapter.
High blood pressure is a common symptom of PKD. Go to your local drug store and get your blood pressure checked today. A
typical reading is about 110/70 to 130/80.
Our PKD advocates are on Capitol Hill today meeting with members of Congress to raise awareness of PKD and discuss our
legislative priorities for the year. You, too, can be an advocate for PKD patients. Contact your representative today.
Share this video to help raise awareness of ARPKD, a rare
form of PKD that affects 1 in 20,000 children.
Wear your PKD apparel for World Kidney Day!
Has it been a while since you had a check-up with your physician or nephrologist? Make an appointment today!
Did you know that you play a key role in the drug research and development process? Watch this video to learn how you can
participate in a clinical trial.
Water is one of the best things you can put into your body. It’s also very important for PKD patients. Challenge yourself to
only drink water today.
May not apply to dialysis patients. Make sure to consume the amount of fluids that your doctor and dietitian have
How well do you know your PKD facts? Take the PKD facts quiz.
Our PKD Patient Handbook is an education resource for those impacted by PKD. If you haven’t already, get your
copy of the handbook today.
Neighborhood garage sale, lemonade stand, birthday party … you can do just about anything to raise dollars for PKD. Use your
creativity to fundraise your way for PKD research. Start a DIY for PKD fundraiser today.
There are millions of reasons to Walk for PKD. What’s yours? Share it using #WalkforPKD.
It’s Teal Tuesday! Wear teal today and share your spirit to raise PKD awareness!
Organ donors truly save lives. If you have donated a kidney to a PKD patient, share your story with us.
It’s Family Photo Friday! Share a photo of you and your family wearing your PKD gear using #FPF.
What’s cookin’!? Make a kidney-healthy recipe today and share a photo of your meal with us!
Let’s hear it for caregivers! Give a shout out to a caregiver in your life.
Caffeine may promote cyst growth in patients with PKD. Challenge yourself to go caffeine-free today.
You did it! You completed the 31 Days of PKD Challenges. Update your status on Facebook and Twitter to let your friends and followers know that you took the
challenge. Thanks for helping us raise awareness of PKD!