Portland ChapterConnect. Support. Educate.

With the help of PKD Foundation Chapters in cities across the country and beyond, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients who want to join in the fight to find a treatment and cure for PKD. Just contact us at portlandchapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 News and Information News and Information

Save the date: PKD National Convention 2016

PKD National Convention 2016

Join us June 24 to 26, 2016, at the PKD National Convention in Orlando. You'll discover ways to manage your or a loved one's health from an all-star assembly of PKD experts.

Check out what to expect


What can we do for you?

The Portland Chapter is here for YOU! Our Volunteer Coordinators plan education, support and fundraising events to support PKD families in the Portland area and to support the Mission of the PKD Foundation. It is very important to us to know how we can be of service to you and your family. Please connect with us if there is anything we can do for you. YOU are always welcome!

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PKD Patient Handbook

June 2015

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!

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter 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! 

Upcoming Meeting:

Portland Chapter Education Meeting

Monday, November 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Topic: PKD and Nutrition

Speaker: Maureen McCarthy
                  OHSU Transplant Dietician

Legacy Good Samaritan - Wilcox Building, Room A
Intersection of NW Marshall and NW 22nd Street
Portland, OR 97210

Join us for our November Education meeting! Maureen McCarthy, Transplant Dietician, discusses diet during all stages of PKD.

If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Alex, at portlandchapter@pkdcure.org.  

Registration open in the future.

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 Portland Walk for PKD

Walk for PKD    

          September 19, 2015

                      Oaks Amusement Park

                                     Registration is now open!

        To learn more about the Portland walk or to donate, click here

                                          Register Now!

 

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Basic function of the kidneys

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss the function of the kidney and why they're so important.

Register


Latest National Webinar

WebinarKidney Stones

Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Dr. Arlene Chapman, Dr. Bharathi Reddy and Dr. Anna Zisman will help you understand what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.

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Discussion Forums

PKD Discussion ForumsPKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.

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