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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!
Although the Chicago Chapter does not have any meetings planned at this time, we would still love to hear from you! If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinators at email@example.com.
Check back often for updates!
Gayle's Soldiers Golf Tournament
June 27, 2015
Lincoln Oaks Golf Course395 E. Richton Rd.Crete, IL 60417
Join us for the 2nd Annual Gayle's Soldiers Golf Tournament to support the Chicago Walk for PKD! For more information about this event or to find out how you can get involved, please email Connie Lolli or call her at 708.567.3248.
Please register by June 15, 2015.
Chicago Walk for PKD
September 20, 2015
Busse Woods, Grove 6
Registration is now open!
To learn more about the Chicago walk or to donate, click here.
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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.