Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Kansas City Chapter Website!
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Learn More about PKD.
Don’t miss out on our series of quarterly webinars designed to provide education and information about various medical and lifestyle issues related to polycystic kidney disease.
Click here to visit our NEW learning center and to view our FREE educational webinars!
Chapter Support Meetings
Chapter Support Meetings are usually held at a Panera Bread location around the metro area. Check back for exact locations! These meetings are planned with YOU in mind. We welcome you to bring questions and concerns and we wil do our best to provide you with answers or direct you to someone that can assist you. Everyone is welcome! Hope to see you next time!
If you have a topic that you would like to discuss, email us at KansasCityChapter@pkdcure.org.
Check back for a support meeting date in June!
Wednesday, July, 17, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Panera Bread Location TBD
We have invited a registered nurse to join us and help us understand labs.
Chapter Educational Meetings
Chapter educational meetings are held at the PKD Foundation located at 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Our goal is to provide up to date information for PKD patients. Guest speaker information will be updated once confirmed. We hope you will join us.
Thanks to everyone that attended What's New in PKD: A Live Broadcast Day of PKD Learning! The sessions were recorded and will be available on our website in May. Watch for your PKDNews (the PKD Foundation's electronic newsletter) for more information!
We are planning an Educational Meeting in October. Check back for details!
8th Annual Kansas City
Driving Home A Cure for PKD Golf Tournament
Join the Kansas City Chapter for our 8th Annual Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament on Monday, June 10th at Falcon Lakes Golf Club in Basehor, KS.
4 - Man Scramble Detail
Registration: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Range Opens: 11:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 1:00 PM
$150.00 entry fee includes round of golf, logoed item, range balls, box lunch, two drink tickets and a post golf cookout and awards ceremony.
Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams in each flight.
Join us for the Walk for PKD on 9/07/2013. Registration is now open at walkforpkd.org/Kansascity. There are also many great ways to help support the event as a volunteer including: day-of-event support, securing an in-kind donation, connecting us with a potential sponsor, communicating with participants, distributing promotional materials, serving on the planning committee and more. If you would like to volunteer please email us at Kansascitywalk@pkdcure.org.
Understanding Your Lab Results
April 10, 2013
Terry Watnick, M.D.
Find out what lab tests are important to kidney patients, what constitutes normal and when your health team needs to take action.