East Texas ChapterConnect. Support. Educate.

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


Walk for PKD 2014Walk Season is Here!

Registration for fall Walks is now open. With more than 50 Walks across the country and the Virtual Walk, we can all unite to fight PKD.

Find Your Walk and Register Now!


Transplant Games of AmericaTransplant Games of America


We had an amazing time at the Transplant Games of America!  Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth and shared your transplant story with us.  Congratulations to everyone that participated in the games!






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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings


LeTourneau University Health Fair

The East Texas Chapter has been invited to attend the Letourneau University health fair.  We will host a booth at the fair providing educational materials to health fair attendees. Come by our booth, meet our Chapter volunteers and connect with other PKD patients in our community.

Thursday, Oct. 9
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Letourneau University
2100 S. Mobberly Drive
Longview, TX 75602


Education Meeting - Reading Nutrition Labels

Have you ever been confused about the information provided on nutrition labels?  Join us to watch a presentation by Kelly Welsh, Renal Dietitian and PKD patient.  Learn how to use the information provided on food labels to help you manage a kidney friendly diet. 

Plan to join us following our meeting for dinner at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill, 101 W. Loop 281, Longview, TX 75605 for a relaxing dinner and time to support and encourage each other.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
1 - 3 p.m.

Hope Fellowship
300 Hollybrook
Longview, TX 75605



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If you have questions or would like to connect with our volunteer Chapter Coordinator, please email Teresa at  easttexaschapter@pkdcure.org.  


East Texas Walk for PKD

Saturday, October 4
LeTourneau University

For more information, click here!

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Resources Resources

Latest Webinar

Dr. Neera DahlThe Basics of PKD

Presented by Neera Dahl, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Yale School of Medicine

Join us for an interactive discussion about PKD including a general overview of both ADPKD and ARPKD, common symptoms and frequently asked questions. Great for newly diagnosed patients as well as those who want to support a friend or family member with PKD.

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PKD Will Not Beat Me

Discussion Forums

PKD Discussion ForumsPKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.

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©2014, PKD Foundation ·The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.