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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!
If you have any questions concerning our Chapter meetings, please email Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendar for our 2016 meetings.
Saturday, April 2 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, July 9 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, October 1 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Austin Walk for PKD
2016 Austin Walk for PKD
April 16, 2016
Veterans Memorial Park Pavilion
If you are interested in volunteering for the Austin Walk for PKD, email the Walk team at email@example.com.
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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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