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Patient Stories

When Laura Cousens was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), it didn’t come as a shock. Her father, two uncles and two cousins had all received the same diagnosis.



My name is Stella , I am 45 years old and I have been dealing with PKD my whole life. My mom had a double nephrectomy and was on dialysis for 11 years before she passed at the age of 51.

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My name is Steve, I am married with two children who are young adults. I have led a very active life and flourishing career as an Executive in the Information Technology industry.

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I am a 54 year old woman who was diagnosed with PKD at the age of 26. Since that time, I have led a full life with my husband and son.

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