Uncovering Kidney Disease: Polycystic Kidney Disease

September 14, 2016

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder passed down from parent to child that has the potential of causing devastating health problems. The National Kidney Foundation states that PKD is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure, projecting that about 600,000 people in the United States have been diagnosed with it.

We at Grassroots Health are passionate about raising awareness of chronic diseases that affect Americans. That being said, we will dedicate weekly material over the next two months for highlighting many types of common kidney diseases and their health risks. Today we begin our series by discussing one of the main causes of kidney disorder: Polycystic Kidney Disease.

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