Central Ohio 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 centralohiochapter@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

Thank you for joining us at the Central Ohio Walk for PKD!

The Walk may be over but fundraising will remain open until Dec. 31. Click the button below to make a donation to the Central Ohio Walk today!

 Donate today! 

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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 Kroger Community Rewards

Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and sign up with your Kroger Plus card to have Kroger donate money to "Central Ohio Chapter PKD Foundation". It is very easy and costs you nothing. Simply follow the step by step instructions when registering online.

  1. Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with your Kroger card
  2. When it prompts you to enter a non-profit, choose 'PKD Foundation - Central Ohio Chapter' or just enter our organization number: 81918
  3. Start shopping!

Whenever you use your Kroger Plus Card, Kroger donates money to our local chapter. If you have participated previously, you will need to re-enroll for 2012/2013 fiscal year.

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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! 

Although the Central Ohio Chapter does not have any meetings planned at this time, we would still love to hear from you! If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Mara, at centralohiochapter@pkdcure.org.  

Check back for meeting updates!

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Central Ohio Walk for PKD

Walk for PKD    


  Thank you to all who joined us for the Central Ohio Walk for PKD!




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Resources Resources

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.A discussion about (pioglitazone) Actos as a potential therapy for PKD

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss the new study looking at (pioglitazone) Actos as a potential drug therapy for PKD. Guest speaker Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Ph.D., principal investigator for the study, will join the discussion.


Next National Webinar

Emotional toll of PKDThe emotional toll of PKD

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7 - 8 p.m. CDT

Presented by: Margot Troutt-Keys, LCSW

Join us for a discussion about the emotional toll PKD takes on a person and their family. Learn tips for coping and get advice for staying positive in the face of health adversity.


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.

Join the Conversation

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