PKD Connection Blog

As summer vegetable season winds down, we wanted to share a simple recipe from our Cooking Well cookbook. In addition to recipes, Cooking Well has a general set of guidelines to help you eat healthy while living with PKD. Applying […]

On this National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, we take time to honor the babies and families who have suffered the unimaginable—the loss of a child. Sadly, this is the reality for thousands of people in the U.S. Thirty […]

An investigational drug being developed for the treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) has received orphan drug designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Lixivaptan is a potent, selective vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist which may delay […]

Dr. Ekaterina Marilovtseva is one of the four outstanding researchers selected for our 2017 PKD Foundation Fellowship Awards. She earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in biochemistry at Siberian Federal University (Russia), and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics at […]

This post is part of a special series in honor of the 2017 fall Walk for PKD season. As the season progresses, a PKD Foundation staff member will share their experience at a local Walk event. This week’s featured contributor […]

I love when an idea unfolds organically, with serendipitous surprises along the way that lead one to believe it was all meant to be. This is what happened with my 15-year kidney transplant anniversary event. I felt that reaching such […]

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