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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!
If you have any questions concerning our Chapter meetings, please email Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Pam at email@example.com.
Mark your calendar for our 2016 meetings.
Saturday, July 9 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, October 1 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program
Did you know that every time you shop for groceries, you could be raising money to support PKD Research? YES you can! Every time you shop at a Kroger, you can help the PKD Foundation earn a piece of $1,000,000.00. Setting this up is easy. You'll need your Kroger Plus Card and go to krogercommunityrewards.com. Find the PKD Foundation & sign up. It's that easy!
Austin Walk for PKD
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Austin Walk for PKD!
The Walk may be over but fundraising will remain open until June 30.
Check out Beth Leven on Let's Get Healthy, 1370 Talk Radio as she talks about PKD and the Austin Walk!
If you are interested in volunteering for the Austin Walk for PKD, email the Walk team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Latest Webinar Wednesday
Total Kidney Volume (TKV) is a key biomarker for PKD clinical studies. Learn exactly what it means, how it is calculated and why it is an important tool for the development of new therapies for the treatment of PKD.
Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.
Latest National Webinar
Presented by: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation CSO
Why does a drug therapy take so long to find? Hear from PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D. as he uses his decades of experience in drug development to explain the process as it relates to PKD.
Watch previous webinars here.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.