PKD Connection Blog

I have always known that PKD runs in my family. The chain goes from me to my dad, aunt, grandmother and great-grandfather. In fact, my great-grandfather has one of his cystic kidneys on display somewhere because, way back when, they […]

April is Donate Life Month, so we put together some stats to underscore the importance of organ donation in the lives of those affected by PKD. More than half of people with PKD will develop kidney failure by age 50. Once a person […]

I was in my early 20s when I first typed “PKD” in Google’s search engine. That was 12 years ago this month. I was so excited to discover the PKD Foundation. I immediately contacted the Chapter Relations Manager and shortly […]

Navigating through a world full of germs and bacteria can be tricky – especially for someone with PKD. Here are some general health tips to get you through the last weeks of the cold and flu season: Wash hands frequently. […]

Best ever. Priceless. Life-changing. That’s how previous participants have described the PKD National Convention, and the 2016 event is sure to live up to it. Join us in Orlando, June 24 to 26 to see for yourself exactly what they’re […]