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...
The Best Ways to Prevent UTIs

The Best Ways to Prevent UTIs

Published on October 5, 2021 | Anyone can get a urinary tract infection (UTI), but having PKD can increase your risk of UTIs. One reason is that kidney cysts are prone to infection, allowing bacteria to build up and affect the urinary tract. Symptoms of UTIs include...
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...