PKD Connection Blog

As a kidney patient, your diet is an important factor in your everyday life. Coming into the new year, don’t lean on fad diets to get healthy—think in terms of portions instead! Correctly portioning the foods and beverages you eat […]

The holiday travel season is almost upon us! Whether you’re taking planes, trains or automobiles, keep these helpful tips in mind if you’re heading out of town in the coming weeks: 1) Know what essential items to pack. Make lists […]

Snacking is definitely okay and often recommended when on a kidney diet. If you make healthy choices, it may help to curb your appetite and prevent you from overeating at your next meal. For example, rather than eating a small […]

Our cookbook, Cooking Well, doesn’t just provide you with delicious, kidney-friendly recipes—it also has best practices on fluid intake from kidney experts. Dr. Osama Amro of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, contributed the following guidance on staying hydrated and […]

As a PKD patient, the typical “eat healthy and get fit” resolutions may be harder to take on than the average person. They are, however, important to tackle since diet and exercise are two factors that you can control and […]

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration and togetherness with family and friends, but it can also be quite stressful. This stress can affect you even more if you have a chronic disease like PKD. With well wishes for […]

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