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Who is Purple Chick?

Dedicate my 1st Blog to my Dad, Leonard Stanley Thornley, who died from Polycystic Kidney Disease aged 36 from an Aneurism suddenly. I was 11. 352 more words

Dialysis

The Kidneys Strike Back

I have Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. My father has it, so I knew I had a 50% chance of having it. After my… 893 more words

Health

The Invisible Disease

The invisible disease, the silent killer, the mysterious malady, the dastardly disorder, the ardent affliction, the terrible ummm… thing.  Call it what you will, one of the things I personally find the most frustration about kidney disease is that it is virtually invisible to people looking in from the outside.   430 more words

Kidney Disease

Cómo aumentar el 18 por ciento de la función renal con PKD

¿Cómo aumentar el 18 por ciento de la función renal con la ERP? Después de ser preguntado por esta cuestión, ofrecemos un análisis detallado de la siguiente manera. 336 more words

#PKDAwarenessDay

Recently, ALS ice bucket challenge videos have taken over all of my social media feeds. Very quickly, everyone caught on and the phenomena spread like wildfire. 308 more words

Als

Please may I have your kidney?

Today, September 4th is the American National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day (PKD)

It’s important to me because I have polycystic kidney disease.

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Vaguely Medical

PKD. Three letters that changed my life

PKD. Who knew these 3 letters would hold so much significance in my life.

What is PKD?
PKD or Polycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys. 443 more words

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