Tag Archives: PKD

January Research and News

January Research and News

Happy New Year! We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the January edition of InKidney Research and News. 3 years of lifestyle interventions improved exercise capacity and decreased the losses in…

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Diet and Lifestyle Modifications in PKD

– 2021 Update Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common inherited kidney disease affecting one in 800 people. There have been several advances in our understanding of PKD since our last blog. In a previous blog, we discussed the genetics of PKD and how genetic variants translate into a disease. In this blog, we will…

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Polycystic Kidney Disease Genetics

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common inherited kidney disease affecting one in 800 people. It is passed down from parent to child over generations, through classic Mendelian genetics. There have been several advances in our understanding of PKD since our last blog. This blog will discuss the genetics of PKD. In the next…

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Lifestyle Modifications for Polycystic Kidney Disease

The phrase “our genes are not our destiny”, describes how nutrition and lifestyle factors can have a positive impact on genetic expression for certain diseases. This field of study is called epigenetics. Recently, researchers have found evidence that diet and lifestyle modifications can impact polycystic kidney disease (PKD).  What is Polycystic Kidney Disease? PKD is a…