Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Is there clinical research going on for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
As of June 2019, there are various trials for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) listed on clinicaltrials.gov, a government website that provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical trials. This may not be an exhaustive list of current research. Clinical trials are examining new medications to treat ADPKD, the effects of diet on the progression of the disorder, water as a therapy for ADPKD, and assessing pain in ADPKD.
- ClinicalTrials.gov website.
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How do I find clinical research for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
To learn about ongoing clinical research into autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) ask a physician who specializes in the disorder. Medical geneticists are also excellence sources of information about ongoing clinical trials and can offer advice about the pros and cons about participating in such a trial. A medical geneticist can be found by asking your doctor for a referral or looking on the American College of Medical Geneticists website.
Support groups also have information about ongoing clinical trials as well as information and advice about participating in clinical trials. The PKD Foundation has a Clinical Trial Awareness Program.