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  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Diet
    This eMedTV article explains that despite some promising findings from previous animal studies, there is currently no diet for polycystic kidney disease that has been shown to affect how many cysts develop or how large they become.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Genetics
    This eMedTV overview of polycystic kidney disease genetics describes how mutations in the PKD1, PKD2, and PKHD1 genes cause the two inherited forms of the disease. This page also lists causes of acquired cystic kidney disease, which isn't genetic.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Research
    As this eMedTV page explains, polycystic kidney disease research aims to better understand the genetics of the disease and find out if new treatments are safe and effective. This page outlines the possible benefits of taking part in clinical trials.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Symptoms
    Possible signs and symptoms of polycystic kidney disease include back pain, high blood pressure, and kidney stones. This eMedTV page lists symptoms for all three types of the disease and explains what to do if you are having symptoms.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Treatment
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, treating polycystic kidney disease can involve options like medications, surgery, and transplantation. This article takes a closer look at these and other treatment options.
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