News and Information
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!
Local Events and Meetings
The Milwaukee Chapter meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Please feel free to join us, everyone is welcome!
Chapter meetings are held at:
Froedert Hospital, Community Conference Center Room #2,
8700 Watertown Plank Road,
Meetings are held from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
If you have questions or would like to connect with out local Volunteer Coordinator, email us at MilwaukeeChapter@pkdcure.org.
Education Seminar - Let's Talk About PKD
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join the Chicago Chapter for their Education Seminar where they'll cover the early signs and symptoms of PKD, and the basics of kidney transplants with Q & A to follow.
University of Chicago Hospital - Wyler Pavilion Entrance (Room H-103)
5837 S. Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Bharathi Reddy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, DaVita Kenwood Dialysis Unit
Anne O'Boye MSN, RN
Pre-Kidney Transplant Coordinator
Both valet and garage parking are available. Valet parking is $10 for guests parking under six hours. It will be available until 1:00 p.m. at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM). After 1:00 p.m., car keys can be picked up at the parking office near the garage. Garage parking is $13 for guests parking up to three hours and $18 for guests parking up to 6 hours.
If you have topics or questions that you would like us to address during the seminar, please email the Chicago Chapter Volunteer Coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will try to accommodate your request.
Milwaukee Walk for PKD
The Milwaukee Chapter wants to thank you for joining us at our Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of those that donated or came out to the walk. Registration for the event is now closed, but donations are still being accepted through December 31.
Next Free Webinar
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. CDT
Presented by: Jacob Taylor, Clinical Dietician at Children's Mercy Hospital
The holiday season is fast approaching, which means lots of family get-togethers, dinners and company parties. With food being a primary focus during these social gatherings, it can be a challenge for people with kidney disease to stick with their kidney-friendly diet. Join us for this webinar to learn how to maintain your kidney diet, while still enjoying the most delicious time of the year. Jacob Taylor will also discuss his PKD Diet Study.
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