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PKD Foundation News and Announcements
April 22, 2015
Chef Michael Psilakis will be competing against fellow celebrity chefs on Food Network's fourth season of Chopped All-Stars. Michael's episode airs Tuesday, May 12 at 9 p.m. Central Time. If he advances and wins in the final competition round on May 26, Michael will donate $75,000 to the PKD Foundation, his charity of choice.
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Local Events and Meetings
Orlando NKF Walk
Sunday, May 17
8:30 a.m. to noon
Harbor Park at Lake Baldwin
4990 New Broad Street
Orlando, FL 32814
The Central Florida Walk Coordinators will be hosting an informational booth at the National Kidney Foundation Walk in May!
If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Deanna at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about the Central Florida Walk for PKD please email our Volunteer Walk Coordinators Stephanie and Alanna at email@example.com.
Central Florida Walk for PKD
Save the Date
September 19, 2015
Lake Eola Park
June 1, 2015
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On March 28, 2015, PKD Foundation Chapters were invited to participate in an exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States discussed topics that are important to PKD patients. This year's focus was complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Not everyone that has PKD will experience every complication associated with the disease however, understanding these issues will help you to be your best advocate when you visit your physicians.
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