PKD Connection Blog

Bridget McCaffrey was born a fighter. Born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD), she spent the first two months of her life in the hospital, and her first two weeks on a ventilator. She began dialysis at 9-days-old. She had […]

Travis Mahoney’s girlfriend of four years, Elizabeth Adams, has PKD. Before her transplant last summer, her health was rapidly declining. In order to take action in the fight against PKD, Travis is running the San Francisco Rock ‘n’ Roll Half […]

Emily Harr was just 10 years old when her mother was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Today, 22-year-old Emily takes part in the fight against the disease in any way she can – attending Kansas City Chapter events, volunteering […]