PKDCON 2022: Connecting Our Community

PKDCON 2022: Connecting Our Community

Published on May 31, 2022 | In the early 2000s, the PKD Connect Conference originated as the PKD Foundation National Convention. This educational event brings together every part of the PKD community to provide information, research, tools, resources, and networking...
Managing Mental Health and PKD

Managing Mental Health and PKD

Published on May 24, 2022 | May is Mental Health Awareness Month. With chronic illnesses, like ARPKD and ADPKD, mental health is an important factor of your overall care plan. Whether you’re a patient with PKD, caregiver, or family member, taking charge of your...
Xenotransplantation: Animal to Human Transplants

Xenotransplantation: Animal to Human Transplants

Published on May 17, 2022 | Each year, tens of thousands of patients need organ transplants. However, the supply of available organs is much smaller than the demand. In order to combat the tremendous shortage of organs available for transplantation, researchers are...
Virtual Advocacy Day 2022 Recap

Virtual Advocacy Day 2022 Recap

Published on May 11, 2022 | On April 27, The PKD Foundation hosted Virtual Advocacy Day. This free event was open to every member of the PKD community—patient, caregiver, researcher, etc. Together, they met with federal lawmakers around the country to advocate for the...
My Living Donor Journey: Craig Gile

My Living Donor Journey: Craig Gile

Published on April 26, 2022 | For 30 years, Klee Kleber and Craig Gile have been friends. Like the estimated 600,000 adults in the United States, Klee has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). And Craig’s remained a steadfast friend on his...
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