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

Thank you for joining us at the East Texas Walk for PKD!

The Walk may be over but fundraising will remain open until Dec. 31. Click the button below to make a donation to the East Texas Walk today!

 Donate today! 

PKD Patient Handbook

June 2015

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!

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter 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! 

East Texas Chapter Education Meeting

Saturday, Nov. 7
1 to 3 pm

Plan to join us at our next education meeting. We will start the meeting with a time of sharing and support. Afterwards we will watch the PKD Foundation's webinar entitled "How do cysts form?" presented by Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D.

Location: Hope Fellowship
                  300 Hollybrook Dr.
                  Longview, TX 75605

To read more about David Baron, click here.


If you have any questions about this meeting, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Teresa at easttexaschapter@pkdcure.org.

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Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser

October 8, 2015

5 to 8 p.m.



507 East Loop 281

Longview, TX 75605

Join us for a Chick-Fil-A fundraiser for the PKD Foundation. Present this flyer and 10% of your order will benefit the 2015 East Texas Walk for PKD. For more information, please contact Teresa at easttexaschapter@pkdcure.org.


East Texas Walk for PKD

Walk for PKD              


    Thank you to all who joined us for the East Texas Walk for PKD!




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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.A discussion about (pioglitazone) Actos as a potential therapy for PKD

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss the new study looking at (pioglitazone) Actos as a potential drug therapy for PKD. Guest speaker Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Ph.D., principal investigator for the study, will join the discussion.


Latest National Webinar

WebinarKidney Stones

Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Dr. Arlene Chapman, Dr. Bharathi Reddy and Dr. Anna Zisman will help you understand what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.

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PKD Connection

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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