Managing PKD Complications

Managing PKD Complications

Published on March 31, 2022 | After a diagnosis, it’s natural to have questions about polycystic kidney disease. How will it affect your daily life? Is there a treatment? How do I manage PKD complications? Finding the right healthcare team can make things...
PKDF Launches Peer Ambassadors Program

PKDF Launches Peer Ambassadors Program

Published on February 1, 2022 | Recruitment is now open for the PKD Foundation Peer Ambassadors Program! Created to build new bridges between the Foundation and previously underserved communities, the goal of the Peer Ambassadors Program is to engage new audiences...
PKD and Common GI Issues

PKD and Common GI Issues

Published on January 11, 2021 | When you have PKD, your kidneys aren’t the only organs involved. Many people also have issues with their digestive systems. These are just a few links between PKD and common GI issues.   Liver Cysts About 80% of people with PKD...
Oral Hygiene and Kidneys

Oral Hygiene and Kidneys

Published on September 7, 2021 | What’s the connection between oral hygiene and kidneys? Many people with chronic kidney disease also have gum (or periodontal) disease. The good news is that increased attention to dental hygiene can keep your teeth, gums, and...
Announcing the Education Advisory Panel

Announcing the Education Advisory Panel

Published on August 24, 2021 | At the PKD Foundation, we believe education is key in creating better patient outcomes. And when it comes to PKD, it’s imperative that patients, caregivers, physicians, and healthcare providers are on the same page. Importantly,...
PKD and the COVID-19 Vaccine

PKD and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Published December 17, 2020 | While distribution of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine across the country has begun, many in the PKD community have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Chris Rusconi, Ph.D., chief research officer at the PKD Foundation, sits down with...
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