19. Ketogenic Diets: Are They Good for PKD? - Part. 1

Dive into all things Ketogenic Therapy and Polycystic Kidney Disease with The PKD Dietitian.

This is the first episode of a 3-part series!


  • You will learn about the history of ketogenic diet therapy in medicine
  • Finally know, and understand what ketones, ketosis, and keto are
  • Get an answer to the million-dollar question of why were are even talking about keto & PKD
  • Expert answers to some of your top questions, like "Can I do keto for PKD?" and "Should I do keto" 


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History of Keto


Weimb’s Research


Ren.Nu Paper

  • Ren.Nu, a Dietary Program for Individuals with Autosomal-Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Implementing a Sustainable, Plant-Focused, Kidney-Safe, Ketogenic Approach with Avoidance of Renal Stressors https://www.mdpi.com/2673-8236/2/2/20


Charlie Foundation


Keto & PKD: Two Myths and one truth


What is sugar and does it affect PKD?