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Save the date: 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.
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!
Albuquerque Education Meeting
Sun., Aug. 23
3 to 4:00 p.m.
Topic: What's New with PKD?
Flying Star Cafe
723 Silver Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
If you have any questions concerning this event, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Lennette Mora, at email@example.com.
Saturday, October 3
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Holiday Bowl7515 Lomas Blvd NEAlbuquerque, NM 87108
Save the date for the Albuquerque Chapter's Bowl-a-thon! This fun event will include three games and each participant can collect pledges prior to the event to raise funds for the PKD Foundation. For more information or to get pledge sheets, please contact Lennette Mora at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Walk for PKD
Walk your way in your local community
For more information, click here!
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Next Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT
PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., will explain how cysts form and why they are so problematic. He will also take time at the end of his presentation to answer your questions.
Next National Webinar
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7 - 8 p.m. CDT
Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Tune in Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. CT to learn from Dr. Arlene Chapman about what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.