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Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) .. anybody have info on it?
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Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) .. anybody have info on it?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).  Is this disease controllable?  What type of Doctor handles it?  A Nephrologist I guess versus a Urologist?  Is it hereditary in all generations or does it skip?

I found this info on MedHelp which is really helpful but was wondering if anybody else has more info to share.

http://www.medhelp.org/tags/show/15841/Polycystic-Kidney-Disease

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Very good info can be found:
http://www.pkdcure.org/
Hope this helps.
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