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Polycystic kidney disease PMM2 mutation causes PKD and hyperinsulinism

Nature.com - Apr 24, 2017
Researchers have identified a previously undescribed genetic disorder that presents with hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia (HI) and polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in childhood (HIPKD). They report that this disease is caused by a promoter mutation in ...

Do You Have Gene's Kidney? Newport Beach Man Seeks Living Donor For Rare Disease

Patch.com - Apr 24, 2017
On National Donate Life Day,Gene Okun, a 50-year-old renewable energy consultant, shared his battle with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a genetic disease that causes uncontrolled growth of cysts in the kidney and can eventually lead to kidney failure.

'It's a big ask': Hundreds of kidney donors needed in BC

Vancouver Sun - Apr 15, 2017
The single dad from Pitt Meadows was born with polycystic kidney disease, the same genetic condition that required his mother to undergo a kidney transplant 25 years ago. Miller, 51, works in sales and is raising 10-year-old twin boys while in end ...

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Kidney Disease: A Guide for Living

by: Walter A. Hunt PhD

Walter A. Hunt knows what it means to live with kidney disease. Here, he shares his experience and knowledge to help other people with the disease understand and cope with its challenges.

When Hunt learned he had kidney disease, he was overwhelmed by the prospect of facing kidney failure. He had so many questions: Why are my kidneys failing? Is there anything I can do to save them? How will I know when my kidneys have failed? What will it feel like? What treatments are available for me? Is there a cure for kidney failure?.
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Polycystic Kidney Disease

by: Christian Riella, Peter G. Czarnecki, Theodore I. Steinman
This book reviews important aspects of polycystic kidney diseases, the latest scientific understanding of the diseases and syndromes, along with the therapies being developed. Cystic kidney diseases comprise a spectrum of genetic syndromes defined by renal cyst formation and expansion with variable extrarenal manifestations. The most prevalent disorder is the autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). It is the most common monogenetic disorder in humans and accounts for 4.4% of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) cases in the U.
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Why I Think About Urine ...: ... And a Treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease

by: Jared James Grantham MD
In this page-turner, Dr. Jared Grantham, a noted researcher with the University of Kansas Medical Center, takes the reader through his life of scientific discovery, but a life also of hardship beset by tragedy. It follows a career path that begins in Kansas, finishes in Kansas and ultimately leads to the development of a treatment for a devastating kidney disease suffered by his boyhood friend.
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ADPKD patients manual: Understanding and living with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

by: Irene T Duley

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Polycystic kidney disease - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

What is polycystic kidney disease (PKD)? PKD's a genetic disorder that results in cyst formation in the kidneys, causing them to be larger than normal and fail ...

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic Kidney Disease, or PKD is disease that affects millions of people a year and currently has no cure or treatment. Subscribe to KCRA on YouTube now ...

Polycystic Kidney Disease - CRASH! Medical Review Series

Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis ...

Study Shows Food Restriction Prevents and Reverses Polycystic Kidney Disease in Mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a mild to moderate reduction in calories effectively prevents and reverses polycystic kidney disease (PKD) in mice.