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Could you tell me what is the life expectancy for someone with polycystic kidney disease?

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Dr. James Lin
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On average, some 40% of patients with PKD, by age 60, will not have kidney failure, which is the worst risk to life.
But, a basket of gifts from healthy lifestyle without overindulgence + available good medical advice + willingness to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty + hope to get kidney transplant will render patients the best possible help and hope. Best wish...

In brief: Here are some...

On average, some 40% of patients with PKD, by age 60, will not have kidney failure, which is the worst risk to life.
But, a basket of gifts from healthy lifestyle without overindulgence + available good medical advice + willingness to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty + hope to get kidney transplant will render patients the best possible help and hope. Best wish...
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