News and Information
Thank you for joining us at the Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Walk today!
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 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!
Pittsburgh Chapter Support Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 13
6:30 - 8:30
845 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
We hope you'll join us for our next Chapter support meeting and a time to talk about upcoming Chapter events.
If you are interested in attending or have questions about the event please email our Volunteer
Chapter Coordinator Kristee at email@example.com.
Pittsburgh Walk for PKD
Thank you for Joining us for the Pittsburgh Walk for PKD!
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Next Webinar Wednesday
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.
Next National Webinar
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7 - 8 p.m. CDT
Presented by: Margot Troutt-Keys, LCSW
Join us for a discussion about the emotional toll PKD takes on a person and their family. Learn tips for coping and get advice for staying positive in the face of health adversity.
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.