Living with PKD

Staying positive and living your best life is key to staying healthy. This will cover ways to help you do this.

Treating polycystic kidney disease: Could diet be the key?

Thomas Weimbs, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, and his research team have discovered that diets that induce ketosis in mouse, rat and cat models slowed or reversed the growth of polycystic kidneys. Could this research be the key to slowing progression of PKD in humans? In this webinar, Weimbs discusses his research. He is joined by Neera Dahl, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, to provide context for Dr. Weimbs's new findings and give a physician’s perspective. Recorded December 10, 2019 | 7 p.m. CT 

Understanding liver manifestations of PKD in children

As part of a webinar series on PKD in children, pediatric transplant hepatologist, Ryan Fischer, M.D., discusses how the liver of children with ADPKD and ARPKD may be affected, including a look at congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF). Recorded January 21, 2020 | 7 p.m. CT

Day-to-day living for children with PKD

As part of a webinar series on PKD in children, pediatric nephrologist Erum Aftab Hartung, M.D., MTR, shares how to manage day-to-day care for children with PKD. October 22, 2019 | 7 p.m.

Cardiovascular Issues and Cardiac Valve Abnormalities

As you manage living with PKD, keeping your heart healthy is very important to overall health. Learn about the issues that could affect your heart and how you can maintain heart health as you manage living with PKD.

Free PKD information packet and ADPKD patient handbook

This complimentary packet of resources includes general information about PKD and the ADPKD patient handbook.

Kidney stones

Dr. Arlene Chapman, Dr. Bharathi Reddy and Dr. Anna Zisman will help you understand what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.

Aneurysms

This webinar was originally part of an exclusive, online education conference, “What New in PKD: A Day of Learning” held on March 28, 2015. The event featured PKD experts from across the United States discussing complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. No one wants to […]

Hypertension and HALT PKD study results

This webinar was originally part of an exclusive, online education conference, “What New in PKD: A Day of Learning” held on March 28, 2015. The event featured PKD experts from across the United States discussing complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Uncontrolled high blood pressure […]

Kidney Allocation System (KAS) Q&A

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Clifford Miles, UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee Region 8 representative, where he answers your questions, both pre-submitted and submitted in real time, during the webinar.

Holiday eating

In this webinar you'll learn how to maintain your kidney diet, while still enjoying the most delicious time of the year.