Memphis 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 memphischapter@pkdcure.org 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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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 memphischapter@pkdcure.org. 

 

 


PKD Foundation News and Announcements

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

Save the date for our next meeting!

Tuesday, June 23

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Location:
6005 Park Ave
Suite 825B
Memphis, TN

The PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter hosts monthly PKD information and educational meetings in conjunction with Jyothi Pinnaka, MBBS, MD, FHN, FASN and Transplant Nephrologist, Clinical Assistant Professor University of TN Health Science Center, Memphis.  

Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Pinnaka's office located at 6005 Park Ave, Suite 825B, Memphis, TNEveryone is welcome! 

Online registration for this event is now closed however, everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Karyn Waxman at 901.491.4799 or email memphischapter@pkdcure.org if you would like to attend or have questions about this event. 

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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! 


Virtual Walk for PKD

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Walk your way in your local community

For more information, click here!

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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.

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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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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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