There are countless Pkd courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. PKD Diet The Kidney: A Guide to Polycystic Kidney Health Through Diet (Polycystic Organ Disease Diet) (2017)
Polycystic Kidney Disease Alkaline Diet book to diminish symptoms and promote PKD kidney health. It is written for individuals who have inherited Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. It is difficult to know which items are to be avoided and which are to be enjoyed. This book puts it all in one place for you. The 4th edition contains many more new additional listed items to be avoided as well as those found to be safe for PKD kidney health. Some trying this diet, have happily found themselves included among the lucky 40% who never need dialysis or transplant. Written with the view from…
2. Dreams: Guide To The Soul: 40 Ancient Secret Keys to Healing, Renewal and Power (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics (Paperback)) (2013)
Would you like an empathetic psychologist to systematically and comprehensively tell you how the best dream interpreters interpret dreams? Are you interested in the meaning behind dreams? Have you ever had a dream and wondered what it meant? If you answered yes, then this book is for you. Dr. Steven Fox will give you a look into what dreams really mean. Enter the mind of an experienced psychologist as he tells you the vital processes used to interpret a dream. How do you use dreams to guide your life? There are patterns of thought fixed in the subconscious called archetypes that contain vast…
3. NAKED In the Middle of a Tornado: The True Story of One Family’s Multi-Generational Fight Against Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) (2018)
What hurts worse: physical pain… or… mental anguish?It’s been almost 100 years since the Herman’s escaped communist rule, and reached their dream of starting a new life in America. The pains and anguish encountered along their varying paths of life are numerous, almost unfairly so. Experience their day to day, and year by year, personal challenges – both physically and mentally – but also the rewards they earn, as they live their motto of: Never Give In!As Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), and cancer, steals away minutes, memories, and lives,…
Under The Shadow is a compelling eight-fold testimony of how God can always be trusted. This story illustrates the fulfillment of the promise of God made in Hebrews 13:5….
5. Philip K. Dick:: Remembering Firebright (2009)
Philip K. Dick’s VALIS trilogy and Exegesis began with a series of startling mystical experiences in February and March of 1974. Find out what happened, and how he explained it, through the eyes of his wife, who lived through it with him. This personal look at Phil’s “pink light” experience and the work that it spawned covers the final ten years of his life, with some background from his earlier years. This edition is expanded- Chapter Three is new….
6. The Reluctant Donor (2010)
The only sibling with healthy kidneys, Suzanne is ambivalent about donating a kidney to a sister she’s not even sure she likes–but she makes the offer. Eight family members, including her mother, have died from the disease. Now her sisters have PKD and each need kidney transplants. The Reluctant Donor exposes Suzanne’s doubts, raw fear, and strong Irish Catholic family history. Her terror at the prospect of surgery is offset by her wonder at the small miracles that surround her. Inspired by her faith and the courage of those who came before her, Suzanne Ruff…
7. A Man of Shadows (Nyquist Mysteries) (2017)
Below the neon skies of Dayzone – where the lights never go out, and night has been banished – lowly private eye John Nyquist takes on a teenage runaway case. His quest takes him from Dayzone into the permanent dark of Nocturna. As the vicious, seemingly invisible serial killer known only as Quicksilver haunts the streets, Nyquist starts to suspect that the runaway girl holds within her the key to the city’s fate. In the end, there’s only one place left to search: the shadow-choked zone known as Dusk.File Under: [ A Man Out of…
8. The Better Book (2019)
The Better Book is a planner designed to help patients and care givers dealing with cancer and other long term illnesses stay organized, connected, and healthy. The Better Book has a simple and streamlined layout that allows for ease of use. It includes sections to keep track of prescription information, appointment dates, appointment notes, a question log, bills and payment information, a support system log, personal contact information, insurance information, doctor contact information, 6 months of weekly symptom tracking, and 50 daily journal pages….
9. Conversations with Philip K. Dick (2017)
Sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, and spend a few hours with Philip K. Dick, author of many novels and stories. This second edition has minor corrections to the text….
10. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Omnibus (2015)
The definitive collection of the illustrated Do Androids Dream of Electric SheepIt has inspired and expanded minds since its debut in 1968. It served as the source material for the classic sci-fi film Blade Runner. Now, collected for the first time in one comprehensive edition, Philip K. Dick’s masterpiece Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is fully realized in graphic novel form. This definitive volume compiles all 24 issues of the Eisner Award-nominated series illustrated by artist Tony Parker and color artist Blond with lettering by…
UPDATED RELEASE! (Sept 2018). You’re in need of a living kidney donor, but you’re not sure how to go about the process. You’ve been told to share your story with family and friends—but striking up a conversation about your need for a kidney transplant (and search for a living kidney donor) is the most nerve-racking conversation you can imagine. Whether you’re trying to avoid dialysis or be “free of the machine,” this book can help get you there. In Pursuit of a Better Life provides communication principles, campaign strategies, template letters and old fashion relationship skills that can instantly…
Filled with sex and violence–in and out of time and space–the three books of The Illuminatus are only partly works of the imagination. They tackle all the coverups of our time–from who really shot the Kennedys to why there’s a pyramid on a one-dollar bill….
13. The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (2011)
“A psychedelic odyssey of hallucinations-within-hallucinations from which no reader emerges unscathed.”—Boston Globe On Mars, the harsh climate could make any colonist turn to drugs to escape a dead-end existence. Especially when the drug is Can-D, which translates its users into the idyllic world of a Barbie-esque character named Perky Pat. When the mysterious Palmer Eldritch arrives with a new drug called Chew-Z, he offers a more addictive experience, one that might bring the user closer to God. But in a world where everyone is tripping, no promises can be taken at face value. This Nebula Award nominee is one of…
Best Pkd Books You Must Read
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Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10–14, 2018, Proceedings, Part I
Author(s): Michele Berlingerio, Francesco Bonchi, Thomas Gärtner, Neil Hurley, Georgiana Ifrim
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 78 Mb, Download: pdf
Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10–14, 2018, Proceedings, Part II
Author(s): Michele Berlingerio, Francesco Bonchi, Thomas Gärtner, Neil Hurley, Georgiana Ifrim
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 55 Mb, Download: pdf
Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10–14, 2018, Proceedings, Part III
Author(s): Ulf Brefeld, Edward Curry, Elizabeth Daly, Brian MacNamee, Alice Marascu, Fabio Pinelli, Michele Berlingerio, Neil Hurley
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 61 Mb, Download: pdf
ECML PKDD 2018 Workshops: Nemesis 2018, UrbReas 2018, SoGood 2018, IWAISe 2018, and Green Data Mining 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018, Proceedings
Author(s): Carlos Alzate, Anna Monreale, Haytham Assem, Albert Bifet, Teodora Sandra Buda, Bora Caglayan, Brett Drury, Eva García-Martín, Ricard Gavaldà, Irena Koprinska, Stefan Kramer, Niklas Lavesson, Michael Madden, Ian Molloy, Maria-Irina Nicolae, Mathieu Sinn
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ECML PKDD 2018 Workshops: MIDAS 2018 and PAP 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018, Proceedings
Author(s): Carlos Alzate, Anna Monreale, Livio Bioglio, Valerio Bitetta, Ilaria Bordino, Guido Caldarelli, Andrea Ferretti, Riccardo Guidotti, Francesco Gullo, Stefano Pascolutti, Ruggero G. Pensa, Celine Robardet, Tiziano Squartini
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ECML PKDD 2018 Workshops: DMLE 2018 and IoTStream 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018, Revised Selected Papers
Author(s): Anna Monreale, Carlos Alzate, Michael Kamp, Yamuna Krishnamurthy, Daniel Paurat, Moamar Sayed-Mouchaweh, Albert Bifet, João Gama, Rita P. Ribeiro
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
Machine Learning and Data Mining for Sports Analytics: 5th International Workshop, MLSA 2018, Co-located with ECML/PKDD 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10, 2018, Proceedings
Author(s): Ulf Brefeld, Jesse Davis, Jan Van Haaren, Albrecht Zimmermann
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 43 Mb, Download: pdf
Data Analytics for Renewable Energy Integration. Technologies, Systems and Society: 6th ECML PKDD Workshop, DARE 2018, Dublin, Ireland, September 10, 2018, Revised Selected Papers
Author(s): Wei Lee Woon, Zeyar Aung, Alejandro Catalina Feliú, Stuart Madnick
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 33 Mb, Download: pdf
Data Analytics for Renewable Energy Integration: 4th ECML PKDD Workshop, DARE 2016, Riva del Garda, Italy, September 23, 2016, Revised Selected Papers
Author(s): Wei Lee Woon, Zeyar Aung, Oliver Kramer, Stuart Madnick (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
New frontiers in mining complex patterns : 5th International Workshop, NFMCP 2016, held in Conjunction with ECML-PKDD 2016, Riva del Garda, Italy, September 19, 2016, Revised selected papers
Author(s): Appice, Annalisa; Ceci, Michelangelo; Loglisci, Corrado; Masciari, Elio; Raś, Zbigniew
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.