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Chapter members recently recorded an interview with radio DJ Sean McDowell to promote our walk and to help get the word out about PKD. Dr. Kumar of Allegheny General Hospital's transplant program discussed the medical aspects of the disease and chapter members had an opportunity to share their stories. The interview will be broadcast on Sunday August 31 at 7 am on local radio stations WDVE, 3WS, and 104.7. Pictured L-R, George Santel, Nancy Kaminski, Tom Kaminski, Dr.Kumar, Jean Bost and in front, Sean McDowell.
Pittsburgh Chapter Volunteer Coordinator, Kristee Adams, will present information about PKD and PKD Foundation at the CNSW Conference on Sept. 12. This presentation will provide CME credits for nephrology social workers attending the conference. The conference will be held at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center East.
Local Events and Meetings
Pittsburgh Walk for PKD
The Pittsburgh 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.
Latest Free Webinar
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. In this webinar you'll 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.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.