Central Illinois ChapterConnect. Support. Educate.

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 centralillinoischapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 

News and Information News and Information

Want to Make a Difference?

We are still looking for volunteers. We have had several new volunteers sign-up, which we are very excited about, but we can always use more. If you are interested, please come to our next meeting! We look forward to seeing you!

 


Walk for PKD 2014Walk Season is Here!

Registration for fall Walks is now open. With more than 50 Walks across the country and the Virtual Walk, we can all unite to fight PKD.

Find Your Walk and Register Now!

 


Transplant Games of AmericaTransplant Games of America

 

We had an amazing time at the Transplant Games of America!  Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth and shared your transplant story with us.  Congratulations to everyone that participated in the games!

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings

We do not have any local meetings scheduled at this time but we do want to hear from you! If you have questions about our Chapter, email Tammie at centralillinoischapter@pkdcure.org.


Chicago Chapter

Education Seminar - Let's Talk About PKD

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join the Chicago Chapter for their Education Seminar where they'll cover the early signs and symptoms of PKD, and the basics of kidney transplants with Q & A to follow.

University of Chicago Hospital - Wyler Pavilion Entrance (Room H-103)
5837 S. Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Speakers:
Bharathi Reddy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, DaVita Kenwood Dialysis Unit

Anne O'Boye MSN, RN
Pre-Kidney Transplant Coordinator

Both valet and garage parking are available. Valet parking is $10 for guests parking under six hours. It will be available until 1:00 p.m. at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM). After 1:00 p.m., car keys can be picked up at the parking office near the garage. Garage parking is $13 for guests parking up to three hours and $18 for guests parking up to 6 hours.

Register


If you have topics or questions that you would like us to address during the seminar, please email the Chicago Chapter Volunteer Coordinators at chicagochapter@pkdcure.org.  We will try to accommodate your request.

 


Central Illinois Walk for PKD

The Central Illinois Chapter wants to thank you for joining us at our Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of those that donated or came out to the walk. Registration for the event is now closed, but donations are still being accepted through December 31.

Donate Today

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Resources Resources

Latest Webinar

Dr. Neera DahlThe Basics of PKD

Presented by Neera Dahl, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Yale School of Medicine

Join us for an interactive discussion about PKD including a general overview of both ADPKD and ARPKD, common symptoms and frequently asked questions. Great for newly diagnosed patients as well as those who want to support a friend or family member with PKD.

Watch Now


Blogs

PKD Will Not Beat Me


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.

Join the Conversation


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