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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 twincitieschapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

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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!

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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! 

Twin Cities Chapter Education Seminar

Saturday, May 14
1 to 4 p.m.

Mayo Clinic
Gonda 5-160
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
 

Topic: Nutrition, PKD clincial trials and recently funded grants
Speakers:
Rebecca Schaffer, RDN, LD, Clinical Dietician, Mayo Clinic
Troy Ofstie, RN, CCRP, Nurse Study Coordinator, Mayo Clinic
David Baron, Ph.D. , Chief Scientific Officer, PKD Foundation

We hope you'll join us for our education seminar in May. We are having three great guest speakers that will talk about nutrition, clinical trials, and grants recently funded by the PKD Foundation. The speakers are Rebecca Schaffer, RDN, LD; Troy Ofstie, RN, CCRP; and David Baron, Ph.D.

Register

If you have any questions concerning this meeting, please contact Volunteer Education Coordinator Binu at twincitieseducation@pkdcure.org.


Twin Cities Walk for PKD

 

   Save the date!
   Sept. 17, 2016
   Normandale Bandshell

 


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Latest Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Total kidney volume and PKD

Total Kidney Volume (TKV) is a key biomarker for PKD clinical studies. Learn exactly what it means, how it is calculated and why it is an important tool for the development of new therapies for the treatment of PKD.

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Dr. David BaronThe sequence of drug development

Presented by: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation CSO

Why does a drug therapy take so long to find? Hear from PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D. as he uses his decades of experience in drug development to explain the process as it relates to PKD.

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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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