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PKDCARE is a support group for people
whose lives are affected by Polycystic
Kidney Disease (ADPKD or ARPKD)...
whether they, a loved one or friend has
the disease. Our purpose is to express
our care and concern regarding physical
and emotional issues presented by the
illness. Additionally, we share personal
experiences, insights, knowledge of
resources and information regarding
current therapeutic approaches and new
research developments as they occur.

Keywords: ADPKD (Autosomal Dominant
Polycystic Kidney Disease), PKD, ARPKD
(Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney
Disease), ARCD (Acquired Renal Cystic
Disease), Aneurysm, CCPD (Continuous
Cyclic Peritoneal Dialysis), CAPD
(Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal
Dialysis), ESRD (End Stage Renal
Disease), Hemodialysis, Stones or
Calculi, Transplant, Creatinine,
Erythropoietin, Renin, Angiotensin,
Proteinuria, Uric Acid or Urate, Anemia,
Acute Pain, PLD (Polycystic Liver
Disease), Intracranial, Pancreas,
Pancreatic Cysts, MVP (Mitral Valve
Prolapse), Diverticula in Colon, Spleen
Cysts, Hepatic or Liver Cysts, UTI
(Urinary Tract Infection), Umbilical &
Inguinal Hernias, BUN (Blood Urea
Nitrogen), Osteoporosis, Hematuria, MRA
(Magnetic Resonance Angiogram,
Angiography or Arteriography), Citrate,
Oxalate, CT (Cat Scan or Computed
Tomogram), Cyst Aspiration or Deroofing,
Ultrasound, Arachnoid, GFR (Glomerular
Filtration Rate), Creatinine Clearance
(CrCl), Vitamin D, Epithelial Cell,
Homocysteine, Homocysteinemia, CAD
(Coronary Artery Disease), Nephrectomy,
ADPKD1, ADPKD2, Chronic Pain, Circle of

Group Information

  • 653
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Jul 14, 2001
  • English

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