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Tis the Season... To Raise Funds for PKD!
An End PKD Bracelet is the perfect gift for you or anyone you know who is passionate about the PKD cause. With a choice of PKD teal or PKD purple, each comes with an adjustable elastic wrist band and wooden bead to assure a comfortable fit. The cost is $10 each including shipping and handling. Checks should be made payable to the PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter and mailed to:
PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter
c/o Karyn Waxman
8999 Farmoor Road
Germantown, TN 38139
For more information and order requests please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PKD Foundation News and Announcements
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 Educational Meetings
Save the date for our next meeting!
Tuesday, June 23
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
6005 Park Ave
The PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter hosts monthly PKD information and educational meetings in conjunction with Jyothi Pinnaka, MBBS, MD, FHN, FASN and Transplant Nephrologist, Clinical Assistant Professor University of TN Health Science Center, Memphis.
Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Pinnaka's office located at 6005 Park Ave, Suite 825B, Memphis, TN. Everyone is welcome!
Online registration for this event is now closed however, everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Karyn Waxman at 901.491.4799 or email email@example.com if you would like to attend or have questions about this event.
Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament
Monday, August 31
TPC Southwind3325 Club at SouthwindMemphis, TN 38125
Morning Triple Play Pairs Event - $600 per 2 person team
Afternoon Four Person Scramble - $1,200 per 4 person team
Play like a champion at TPC Southwind and earn the privilege of competing in the Liberty Mutual Invitational Finals at Pinehurst. Choose to play in a morning pairs event, a four person afternoon scramble or on an all day VIP team!
Participants will enjoy welcome gifts, lunch, mulligan packages, putting and driving contests, closest to the pin competitions, beverages and snacks on the course, premium prizes and a dinner awards banquet!
Virtual Walk for PKD
Walk your way in your local community
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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.
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