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Polycystic Kidney Disease Diet Plan

Polycystic Kidney Disease DietPolycystic kidney disease also known as PKD is a genetic disease inherited from one or both parents. Polycystic kidney disease begins with cysts on the kidneys. Many times the patient may have thousands of these cysts on the kidneys. These cysts will enlarge the kidneys and the patient will have decreased kidney function. The cysts may also affect other organs such as your heart or lungs. About ninety percent of patients with this disease have autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease rather than autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease.