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The Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

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Posted August 21, 2012

PKD is a hereditary disease that affects millions of Americans and families. There’s really no treatment for it. People have to wait until their kidneys fail and then go on dialysis or get a transplant. Gary Godsey, the CEO of the PKD Foundation, provides an overview of what the PKD Foundation is doing to help find a cure and some form of treatment. For those of you who have PKD or who have a loved one with the disease, don’t miss this informative interview. There’s hope on the horizon. Learn what you can do to help.

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With your Hosts...

Stephen FurstStephen Furst got his big break into movies in "Animal House," in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in "St. Elsewhere" and as Vir Cotto in "Babylon5." He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori HartwellLori Hartwell is the author of Chronically Happy - Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness, and President/Founder of Renal Support Network. A kidney patient since the age of two, she has consistently strived to instill hope into the lives of people who live with chronic kidney disease. 



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