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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 to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.


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Save the date: PKD National Convention 2016

PKD National Convention 2016

Join us June 24 to 26, 2016, at the PKD National Convention in Orlando. You'll discover ways to manage your or a loved one's health from an all-star assembly of PKD experts.

Check out what to expect

Tis the Season... To Raise Funds for PKD!

An End PKD Bracelet is the perfect gift for you or anyone you know who is passionate about the PKD cause. With a choice of PKD teal or PKD purple, each comes with an adjustable elastic wrist band and wooden bead to assure a comfortable fit. The cost is $10 each including shipping and handling. Checks should be made payable to the PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter and mailed to:

PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter
c/o Karyn Waxman
8999 Farmoor Road
Germantown, TN 38139

For more information and order requests please email 



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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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 Memphis 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 us  at

Check back for updates!

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Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament

Monday, August 31

TPC Southwind
3325 Club at Southwind
Memphis, TN 38125

Morning Triple Play Pairs Event - $600 per 2 person team

Afternoon Four Person Scramble - $1,200 per 4 person team

Play like a champion at TPC Southwind  and earn the privilege of competing in the Liberty Mutual Invitational Finals at Pinehurst. Choose to play in a morning pairs event, a four person afternoon scramble or on an all day VIP team!

Participants will enjoy welcome gifts, lunch, mulligan packages, putting and driving contests, closest to the pin competitions, beverages and snacks on the course, premium prizes and a dinner awards banquet! 

Memphis Chapter Newsletter

Our 14th Annual Liberty Mutual Invitational Driving Home A Cure For PKD Golf Tournament be held Monday, August 31st at TPC Southwind in Memphis. We still have a few openings for teams for both morning and/or afternoon play. Online registration, sponsor info, and a downloadable event brochure can be found on our event webpage located at  Our goal is $80,000 so please share this info with your friends, family, coworkers, and church members to help make this year's event our biggest most successful one ever! Questions? Contact Karyn at

Not a golfer? Not a problem! Celebrate our success with us during our annual Dinner Awards Banquet immediately following the tournament starting at 5:45pm. Come celebrate the lives of those battling PKD and honor those we've lost to this disease.  We will be preparing a Memorial Banner that will be prominently displayed at TPC Southwind all day long. Inclusion of your loved one's name on the Memorial Banner, a listing as a Program Patron in our event booklet, and 2 Dinner entries is available for a $350 donation. A Program Patron listing and 1 Dinner entry is available for a $100 donation. A la carte Dinner Banquet entry is $25 per adult and $10 for kids 12 and under. Register at  Questions? Contact Karyn at

Ever dream of winning the lottery?  We have!  That's why we're including our Lottery Tree sporting $150 worth of lottery tickets in our raffle drawings this year!  Additionally, we are selling Fantasy Golf Game scratch tickets where low score will win a $250 Amazon gift card. Other raffle prizes include dinner at Season's 52,  $100 to spend at Eden Spa, a pair of 2016 Fedex St. Jude Classic 2 day passes, Sportsvision sunglasses, and more! Fantasy Golf tickets are $10 each and raffle tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Super Ticket Packages may be purchased for $50 and include 2 Fantasy Golf cards and 6 raffle tickets, a $70 value. Need not be present to win. Questions? Contact Karyn at

Our title golf sponsor, Liberty Mutual Insurance, has made us an offer we should not refuse! From now through August 31st Tennessee residents who simply call to request a quote for home and/or auto insurance and mention PKD will not only receive their absolute best rates, but the PKD Foundation will also receive $5 for each quote! Calls will take approximately 15 minutes and there is zero obligation to buy. What an extraordinary win/win opportunity for us! For more information about how this works please contact Nikki Breen 901-624-8227 ext. 57848 and don't forget to mention PKD.

We are selling endPKD Bracelets for $10 each including shipping.  They are available with teal, purple, and lime green bands.  Supplies are limited and they are available on a first come first serve basis.  Checks should be made payable to the PKD Foundation c/o Karyn Waxman and mailed to 8999 Farmoor Road, Germantown, TN 38139.

If you are interested in volunteering the day of the tournament, please contact Karyn at

Virtual Walk for PKD

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Walk your way in your local community

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Basic function of the kidneys

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss the function of the kidney and why they're so important.


Latest National Webinar

WebinarKidney Stones

Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Dr. Arlene Chapman, Dr. Bharathi Reddy and Dr. Anna Zisman will help you understand what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.

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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.

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©2015, PKD Foundation ·The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.