Kansas City 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 kansascitychapter@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 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!


A note from your Chapter Coordinator:


The Kansas City 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 KansasCityChapter@pkdcure.org. .  


Support meetings are planned quarterly and provide great opportunity to meet others and share experiences.  We always plan a topic for discussion and  are open to hear what would interest you the most.  Email us anytime with suggestions!  

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


 What can we do for you?

The Kansas City Chapter is here for YOU! Our Volunteer Coordinators plan education, support and fundraising events to support PKD families in the Kansas City area and to support the Mission of the PKD Foundation. It is very important to us to know how we can be of service to you and your family. Please connect with us if there is anything we can do for you. YOU are always welcome!

Let us know what interests you the most! We are always looking for topics for our support and education meetings! Take our brief survey.

Interested in volunteering? Let us know how you would like to be involved or email Chapter Coordinator, Nicole Harr, at KansasCityChapter@pkdcure.org!

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Educational 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 Kansas City 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 Nicole at kansascitychapter@pkdcure.org

Check back for updates!

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Meeting Chapter Support Meetings

Check back for upcoming support meeting dates!

The Kansas City Chapter is planning our annual fundraising events for 2015! Please let us know if you are interested in joining our planning committees. Click here to tell us how you would like to be involved with our Chapter.

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 Kansas City Walk for PKD

 

Walk for PKD 

         September 12, 2015

                           Avila University

                                     Registration is now open!

        To learn more about the Kansas City walk or to donate, click here

                                                Register Now!

 

 

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.What are cilia and why do they matter?

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss what cilia are and why they matter. He will also take time at the end of his presentation to answer your questions.

Register


Latest National Webinar

WatchPain and PKD

Chronic pain is a major factor affecting the quality of life of a PKD patient and one that is difficult to manage. Dr. Theodore Steinman has spent years working with PKD patients to help them manage their pain and get back to life. In this webinar, Dr. Steinman covers the latest in PKD pain treatment and how to manage daily pain at the various stages of PKD.


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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.

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