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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 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

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! 

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


Mark your calendar for our next education meeting
Saturday, April 16
PKD: Progress & Complications
Yue-Harn Ng, M.D.

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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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Resources Resources

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Journal article review on ARPKD research

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

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.

Watch now

Watch previous webinars here.


PKD Connection

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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