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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!
Baltimore Chapter Education Meeting
Saturday, March 12
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Topic: Understanding the PKD Patient Handbook
Join the Baltimore Chapter to learn more about the PKD Patient Handbook and hear from a living kidney donor and kidney recipient.
1500 Union Ave. Suite 2500
Baltimore, MD 21211
Parking: follow the PKD signs for the entrance and free parking.
If you have any questions concerning our Chapter meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinators Matt & Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baltimore Walk for PKD
Thank you to all who joined us for the 2015 Baltimore Walk for PKD!
We had a great time connecting with everyone! Check out some of our favorite memories from Walk day here.
Save the date!
Sept. 25, 2016
Gunpowder Falls State Park - Hammerman Area
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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.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.