Eric Myszka

I recently lost my mother to a long hard fight with PKD and the lack of public awareness of the disease always amazed me. I decided to volunteer with the goal to build awareness and provide support to those who are currently fighting the disease in the Chicago area....

Christina Prieto

When I was younger, I knew my dad had an illness but I didn’t really understand what PKD was. He is one of 11 children, and we were always told it was a spontaneous mutation and he was the only one in his family with PKD. I found out I had PKD when I was 12....

Kari Lusby

My family began our PKD journey in March 2013 after our youngest son, Honor, was diagnosed with ADPKD. Honor had been experiencing severe back pain, and after multiple doctor visits and tests, we were surprised and devastated by the news that our precious...

Stan and Suzi Munro

Stan and Suzi MunroStan the toothpick man shares how his incredible art helped him and his wife Suzi tackle the day-to-day challenges of polycystic kidney...

Nicole Harr

Nicole HarrNicole Harr describes the emotions of being diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and the impact it has on her family. The PKD Foundation provides her information and support as she lives with...