News and Information
Save the date: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PKD Patient Handbook
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!
Local Events and Meetings
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 email@example.com.
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Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament
Monday, August 31
TPC Southwind3325 Club at SouthwindMemphis, 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
Walk your way in your local community
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Next Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT
PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., will explain how cysts form and why they are so problematic. He will also take time at the end of his presentation to answer your questions.
Next National Webinar
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7 - 8 p.m. CDT
Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Tune in Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. CT to learn from Dr. Arlene Chapman about what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.