News and Information
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!
Kroger Community Rewards
Join the Kroger Plus card program and help raise funds for the Indianapolis Chapter!
Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and sign up with your Kroger Plus card to have Kroger donate money to "PKD Foundation – Indianapolis Chapter". It is very easy and costs you nothing. Simply follow the step by step instructions when registering online.
1. Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with your Kroger card
2. When it prompts you to enter a non-profit, choose “PKD Foundation – Indianapolis Chapter” or just enter our organization number: 60949
3. Start shopping!
Whenever you use your Kroger Plus Card, Kroger donates money to our local chapter.
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 about our Chapter, please contact Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Kathy at email@example.com.
Indianapolis Chapter Education Meeting - 2.23.16
Dr. Bonnie Blazer-Yost and Dr. Sharon Moe join us for our February Chapter Education meeting to talk about the science and clinical aspects of the new pioglitazone (Actos) study being conducted in Indianapolis through IUPUI.
Indianapolis Walk for PKD
Aug. 13, 2016
IU Michael A. Carroll Track & Soccer Stadium
Latest Webinar Wednesday
Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."
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.