Serving as a Voice for Young People with PKD
The average teen is more concerned with school, friends and a ride home from volleyball practice than the health of their renal system. For Kerilyn Benoit, health is at the forefront of her worries. At just 13 years old, Kerilyn was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) after an ultrasound for an abdominal cyst turned out to be more serious. Doctors detected cysts on Kerilyn's kidneys, and with knowledge of her family history with the disease, it was quickly determined that she too had PKD.
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