News and Information
A note from your Chapter Coordinator:
Greeting East Texas, please mark your calenders for our upcoming events!
March 24---Panera Bread fundraiser night meeting
April 30---Chapter meeting with educational seminar or archived webinar, topic to be announced
Sept. 13 or 20---ChickFilA Spirit Night fundraiser (date to be decided by ChickFilA)
Oct. 1---Chapter meeting with special focus on East Texas team attending the North Texas Walk for PKD
Oct. 22---East Texas team participating in the North Texas Walk for PKD in Southlake
Nov. 5---Chapter meeting, topic to be announced
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 about the East Texas Chapter, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Teresa at email@example.com.
Upcoming 2016 East Texas Chapter meetings:
April 30 -- topic to be announced
Oct. 1 -- special focus on East Texas Team attending the North Texas Walk for PKD
Nov. 5 -- topic to be announced
Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program
Did you know that every time you shop for groceries, you could be raising money to support PKD Research? YES you can! Every time you shop at a Kroger, you can help the PKD Foundation earn a piece of $1,000,000.00. Setting this up is easy. You'll need your Kroger Plus Card and go to krogercommunityrewards.com. Find the PKD Foundation & sign up. It's that easy!
Walk for PKD
We will be supporting the North Texas Walk for PKD this year.North Texas Walk for PKD will be at Southlake Town Square on Oct. 22.
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Latest Webinar Wednesday
Total Kidney Volume (TKV) is a key biomarker for PKD clinical studies. Learn exactly what it means, how it is calculated and why it is an important tool for the development of new therapies for the treatment of PKD.
Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.
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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