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Living with ADPKD

Living with ADPKD

“Oh, by the way, you have a fatal genetic disease” on Nightingale Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease is the most common fatal genetic disease. Eventually my kidneys would fill up with cysts and then they would fail. I now had my own awareness ribbon—a thing I never wanted—like red for HIV/AIDS or pink for breast cancer. Mine was teal.