The PKD Dietitian Podcast

The PKD Dietitian Podcast

Hosted by: Diana Bruen MS, RD

The PKD Dietitian podcast is hosted by Diana Bruen, a PKD nutrition expert. Join as Diana digs into health, nutrition, research, and all things proactive & protective for Polycystic Kidney Disease.

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Episodes

38. What is the Carnivore Diet, and Are There Benefits for PKD?

  In this shorty episode, The PKD Dietitian tackles the Carnivore diet,  what it really is, why folks with PKD are doing it, and provides her thoughts (scientifically backed of course) on whether the meat-based...
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37. Conceiving a PKD-Free Family: IVF & PGT-M

In this episode of the PKD Dietician podcast, host Diana Bruen talks with guest Emily Fraser about family planning with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Emily shares her journey, including her decision to use IVF and...
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35. Proactive PKD: 3 Labs I Want You To Ask for Annually

In this episode, The PKD Dietitian talks about three labs she wants you to ask for each year - Vitamin D, PTH, and Uric Acid.  Learn more about the labs, why they are important for your kidney health, and your next...
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35. Dietary Mindset Shift: Choose vs. Cheat

As we start this new year, it's the perfect time to check in around mindset and dietary changes to support PKD Health.  How we talk and think about dietary changes is important. Join The PKD Dietitian as she looks at...
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34. KETO-ADPKD: What Were The Study's Results?

In this episode, The PKD Dietitian geeks out a bit looking at the recently published results of the KETO-ADPKD trial.  This is the very first randomized controlled trial (RCT) looking at PKD and ketogenic diet...
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33. Listener Q - What is Cystatin C and Should You Get it Tested?

Listener Q Episode! Tune in and find out: How to look at your GFR What Creatinine is, and what can affect lab results outside of your kidney function What Cystatin C is, and who should talk to their MD about it...
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32. How To Adapt A Recipe For PKD - 4 Simple Steps

In this episode, you will learn 4 steps to take to adapt a recipe to be more PKD-friendly.   You will get simple tips on how to look at protein, sodium, and even fat to uplevel what you are eating to have #PerksforPKD...
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31. Anxiety: Understanding What It Is And 3 Self-Support Strategies With Guest Nicole Williams

Today, on the PKD Dietitian Podcast, we are joined by special guest Nicole Williams.  Join the conversation as we talk about anxiety and PKD.  Nicole is a Certified Life and Mindset Coach who works within the kidney...
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30. Are Eggs Good for Polycystic Kidney Health?

  In this shorty episode of The PKD Dietitian we are going to dive into the question - Are Eggs Good for PKD? For your PKD kidneys? We will explore the nutrients in eggs, protein load, cholesterol concerns, if they...
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29. Vitamin C Supplements, Yay or Nay with PKD?

Cold and flu season is upon us...you are going to want to listen to this episode before you start popping Vitamin C supplements and drinking airborne.  Vitamin C has #PerksforPKD but high-dose supplements can injure...
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28. PKD Nutrition Program

PKD NUTRITION PROGRAM Support kidney health and slower progression Learn more today Schedule a connect call   Connect with Diana, The PKD Dietitian! INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/the.pkd.dietitian/ FACEBOOK:...
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27. One Fruit I Want You to Skip Eating with PKD

Here’s a glance at the episode: One fruit that you should 100% avoid with PKD. Why?  Because it can be toxic to your kidneys and brain.  Find out more in this shorty episode with Diana, The PKD Dietitian.   Finding...
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