A three-month clinical study on dietary interventions to help treat polycystic kidney disease (PKD) indicates that not only is dietary intervention feasible, it also appears to have resulted in beneficial outcomes for its participants. The results pave the way toward using diet as a way to effectively manage the disease, which affects more than 12 million people worldwide — more than half a million of them in the U.S. alone.
“The results are in and they’re pretty amazing,” said UC Santa Barbara molecular biologist Thomas Weimbs.
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