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PKD Foundation News and Announcements
PKD Patient Handbook
The newly updated PKD handbook is now available! The revised handbook has undergone extensive reviews and updating by PKD experts. Topics include PKD signs and symptoms, diet and nutrition, kidney failure, transplantation and more.
Download your digital copy today!
Local Events and Meetings
Chapter meetings are another opportunity for you to have your questions and concerns about PKD addressed. We will do our best to provide you with answers or direct you to someone that can assist you. Everyone is welcome!
Chapter Meet & Greet
Thursday, June 25
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Little Donkey Mexican Restaurant
2821 Central Ave.
Homewood, AL 35209
Online registration for this event is now closed however, everyone is welcome to attend. Please email Cindy LeBlanc at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend or have questions about this event.
Birmingham Walk for PKD
October 10, 2015
Registration is now open!
To learn more about the Birmingham walk or to donate, click here.
If you are interested in volunteering for the Birmingham Walk for PKD contact Cindy LeBlanc at email@example.com.
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Next Webinar Wednesday
What are cilia and why do they matter?
PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss what cilia are and why they matter. He will also take time at the end of his presentation to answer your questions.
Latest National Webinar
Pain and PKD
Chronic pain is a major factor affecting the quality of life of a PKD patient and one that is difficult to manage. Dr. Theodore Steinman has spent years working with PKD patients to help them manage their pain and get back to life. In this webinar, Dr. Steinman covers the latest in PKD pain treatment and how to manage daily pain at the various stages of PKD.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.