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With the help of PKD Foundation Chapters in cities across the country and beyond, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients who want to join in the fight to find a treatment and cure for PKD. Just contact us at easttexaschapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 

News and Information News and Information
A note from your Chapter Coordinator:

Save Mar. 28 for What’s New in PKD: A Day of PKD Learning, a half-day live video conference hosted by the PKD Foundation. It will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm.  We will only have a 15 minute break for lunch, so bring a sack lunch with you. Coffee, tea, and lemonade will be provided. We will be able to ask the presenters questions by computer and they will answer them live right after each session. We have really enjoyed the conferences we have participated in the past, so plan to take advantage of this opportunity to hear from the experts. The PKD Foundation is using this method to make critical information available to a broad range of people, especially those who may not
be able to attend national conferences.

 

PKD Foundation News and Announcements

What's New in PKD A Day of Learning

 

PKD Foundation Chapters are invited to participate in this exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Click the image to learn more about the online education conference!

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Meeting Chapter Meetings

 

What's New in PKD: A Day of Learning

Saturday, March 28, 2015
10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

 

Location:
Hope Fellowship
300 Hollybrook
Longview, TX 75605

Parking: Please park in the rear of the building and come in the double doors at the front of the smaller building off the large parking lot.

Join us for an exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss topics that are important to PKD patients! Please bring a sack lunch; drinks will be provided.

Please bring a sack lunch; coffee, lemonade, and water will be provided.

Online registration for this event is now closed, however, everyone is welcome to join! If you are interested in attending or if you have any questions about the upcoming event please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Teresa at easttexaschapter@pkcure.org

 


East Texas Walk for PKD

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The East Texas Chapter wants to thank everyone for participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of the support. We look forward to seeing you this fall at the 2015 East Texas Walk for PKD!

 

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WatchPreimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) 101

Presented by Lawrence Grunfeld, M.D., clinical associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, known as PGD, is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal disorders are present in embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF).

In this webinar, Lawrence Grundfeld, M.D. speaks and answers questions about PGD as it relates to PKD. He is also joined by two families who have chosen to use PGD in family planning.


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