Voices of PKD: Kate Callahan

Voices of PKD: Kate Callahan

My name is Kate Callahan and I’m a 21-year-old college student from the San Francisco Bay Area. My journey with PKD begins when I was seven years old. My father became increasingly ill with PKD and was told that he needed to go on kidney dialysis while waiting for a...
Voices of PKD: Nicole Cardin

Voices of PKD: Nicole Cardin

My paternal grandmother, Helen, is the first that we know of who had autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) in the family. We only figured it out when others in the family started to get diagnosed and we realized that it must have been the cause of her...

Voices of PKD: Taylor Karlo

My name is Taylor Karlo, I’m 17 years old and I’m a senior at Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell, Ohio. I am also a volleyball player and I’m committed to the University of Saint Francis to continue my volleyball career. I live with my mom, Heather, my dad, Andy,...
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