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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!
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 Chapter Education Meeting
Saturday, Feb. 27
12 to 1:30 p.m.
Albuquerque Main Library
501 Copper NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Topic: Kidney Disease and Medications
Speaker: Mary Vilay, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Plan to join the Albuquerque Chapter to hear our guest speaker, Mary Vilay, discuss kidney disease and potential drug interactions including over the counter medications and immunosuppressive medications.
If you have any questions concerning Chapter meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Lennette Mora, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendar for our next education meeting
Saturday, April 16
Topic: PKD: Progress & Complications
Speaker: Yue-Harn Ng, M.D.
Carnations for a Cure
This Valentine’s Day, support the PKD Foundation by buying a loved one or friend a carnation bouquet. Choose from a red, pink, white or mixed bouquet for $5 per arrangement. Delivery options include pickup or in-town delivery on February 14 at no additional cost (fees may apply to orders delivered before February 14th or outside of city limits). To receive your bouquet on February 14th, orders must be placed by Ferbuary 10th.
To pre-order your bouquet, contact Lennette at 505-492-9771.
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Next Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 12 - 1 p.m. CST
David will breakdown a published scientific journal article to explain it in simple, straightforward terms. He will discuss an article by K. J. Kelly, et al. in PLOS ONE titled: Improved structure and function in autosomal recessive polycystic rat kidneys with renal tubular cell therapy.
Latest National Webinar
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.
Watch previous webinars here.
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