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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 iowachapter@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

 

PKD Foundation News and Announcements

 

Saintsation Kriste Spoke at Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation's Leadership ConferenceKriste Lewis

March 17, 2015

Saintsation Kriste was a guest speaker at the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation's Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Mo., from Feb. 20-22. There were more than 100 people in attendance; two representatives from each state and some representatives from Canada. Attendees were chapter coordinators and leaders across the country with goals of updating each other on ongoing kidney research and continuing to raise awareness of PKD.

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A note from your Chapter Coordinator:


The Iowa Chapter is gearing up for a great 2015. Our focus is always PKD patients and their friends and families.  We hope the information provided here and on our website is helpful to you as you manage living with PKD.  Our Chapter is here for you so please contact us anytime at iowachapter@pkdcure.org

It is not too early to be thinking about the 2015 Walk for PKD!  Join us on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids. Registration opens in June. Watch your
email for details and a link to register.

 

 


 Iowa Walk for PKD

Walk for PKD                Save the Date

              September 12, 2015

     Noelridge Park, Lagoon Pavilion

 

              Registration Opens

                  June 1, 2015

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Meeting Chapter Meetings

 

What's New in PKD: A Day of Learning

Saturday, March 28, 2015

 

Thank you to all of those that came out to the exclusive, online educational conference! A special thank you to the PKD experts from across the United States who discuessed topics that are important to PKD patients. We enjoyed learning and connecting with those that came to the event!

If you have questions about the event please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, John at iowachapter@pkcure.org.

 

 

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WatchPreimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) 101

Presented by Lawrence Grunfeld, M.D., clinical associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, known as PGD, is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal disorders are present in embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF).

In this webinar, Lawrence Grundfeld, M.D. speaks and answers questions about PGD as it relates to PKD. He is also joined by two families who have chosen to use PGD in family planning.


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PKD Discussion ForumsPKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.

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