Living with PKD During COVID-19
Published May 12, 2020 | In these unprecedented times, families across the globe are adapting their way of life to stay safe and healthy. Living with PKD during the COVID-19 pandemic can be even more challenging. Whether you're a transplant recipient, currently on...
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Bounce back, give back: Part 1
I was in disbelief when I read the thermometer and saw my temperature was 101.2. The first thing I thought of was how Noah and I needed to be on a plane in three days to Aspen, Colo., where I...
Finding balance with proper portions
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...
Making the best of it
Sickness never comes at the right time. When living with chronic health issues, it’s likely that we’ll miss out on important things in our lives. We need to be ok with the fact that things we’re...
Facing a diagnosis
There are certain days in our lives that will never be forgotten, either by choice or because the significance of them are burned into our memories. For me, Oct. 12 was one of those days. I was...
Mind and body connection
I firmly believe the power of positivity is why I am still alive and how I’m able to endure and move forward with all of my chronic health issues. Our minds can have significant control over our...
A positive heart
There are experiences and tragedies which we endure and can’t ever forget, but I believe it is important to find the strength to keep moving forward. Putting one foot in front of the other can...
On January 22, 2017, our esteemed Co-Founder, Jared J. Grantham, M.D., passed away. In the year since his passing, weRead More
Giving back has been a very important part of my journey since 2004 when I first learned of the PKDRead More
Always start with great ingredients! This week, we called on our in-house graphic designer, Glenn McMillan, and his wife, Tessa,Read More
I was in disbelief when I read the thermometer and saw my temperature was 101.2. The first thing I thoughtRead More
Sickness never comes at the right time. When living with chronic health issues, it’s likely that we’ll miss out onRead More