Kidney Nutrition: Top foods for PKD
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Nutrition plays an important role with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), as well as for overall health. Regardless of how long you have been living with PKD, we are always looking for foods to include in our diet. In this month’s blog by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Emily Campbell, she reviews the top foods for PKD ..read more
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Welcoming our new Executive Director
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1M ago
We are so excited that our Board of Directors has selected Kathleen Barnard as our new Executive Director!  Kathleen is a seasoned, community-focused senior executive with nearly 20 years of experience leading strategic initiatives and programs for nonprofit organizations ..read more
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Kidney Nutrition: Gut health and PKD
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2M ago
What is the "gut-kidney axis," and why is it important with PKD? In this month’s nutrition blog, registered dietitian Emily Campbell reviews what the "gut-kidney axis" is, and foods to include in your diet with PKD ..read more
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Love Your Kidneys PKD and nutrition webinar now on YouTube!
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3M ago
The video recording from our March webinar on the topic of Nutrition and PKD is now available on our YouTube channel! This fun and informative webinar featured a cooking demonstration of a recipe from our new PKD cookbook, Love Your Kidneys ..read more
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Introducing a new PKD cookbook!
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3M ago
We are proud to introduce this PKD nutrition resource, which is the first of its kind in Canada. Tailored to enhance patient care and nutrition education, this invaluable guide addresses the unique dietary needs associated with PKD. Providing expert insights and practical advice, it empowers individuals to make informed choices for their well-being. This booklet is a significant step toward improved understanding and support for those navigating the challenges of PKD ..read more
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Kidney Nutrition: Modifying recipes for PKD
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3M ago
Have you ever wondered how to make a recipe more kidney-friendly? Look no further; we’ve got you covered. In this month’s blog, registered dietitian Emily Campbell reviews how to modify recipes for polycystic kidney disease and kidney health ..read more
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Talking with your adult children about your PKD diagnosis
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3M ago
Introducing our new patient education resource: Having a Conversation with Your Adult Children about Your PKD Diagnosis. This comprehensive, printable PDF includes a wealth of content that we hope you will find helpful in having conversations about PKD ..read more
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March is kidney health month 2024!
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4M ago
March is kidney health month, a time when we shine a light on kidney disease through our "31 Days of PKD" social media posts. This year we are sharing stories and information to educate and raise awareness about PKD, reduce the stigma of PKD, empower people affected by PKD to share their experiences and express their needs, and build supportive communities of caring and advocacy for everyone affected by PKD ..read more
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Webinar recording now available: Introduction to the Kidney Paired Donation Program
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4M ago
Last week's webinar on the Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program is now up on our YouTube channel! Kidney paired donation is a program that matches transplant candidates with suitable living donors. It gives people the chance to become a living kidney donor while ensuring that someone they want to help receives a needed kidney, even if they are not a direct match.  ..read more
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Kidney Nutrition: Fats and PKD
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4M ago
In this month’s blog, Emily Campbell, a registered dietitian, dives into the facts about fats and PKD. Not all sources of dietary fat are considered equal. And some can increase cholesterol levels, which leads to cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is common with PKD, so protecting the heart and kidneys is important ..read more
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