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Local Events and Meetings
The Milwaukee Chapter meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Please feel free to join us, everyone is welcome!
Chapter meetings are held at:
Froedert Hospital, Community Conference Center Room #2,
8700 Watertown Plank Road,
Meetings are held from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
If you have questions or would like to connect with out local Volunteer Coordinator, email us at MilwaukeeChapter@pkdcure.org.
Milwaukee Walk for PKD
The Milwaukee Chapter wants to thank you for joining us at our Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of those that donated or came out to the walk. Registration for the event is now closed, but donations are still being accepted through December 31.
Latest Free Webinar
Presented by Ronald D. Perrone, M.D., HALT study principal investigator
This webinar shared the results of the HALT-PKD clinical trials, which were announced on Nov. 15, 2014, at the American Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week meeting. This was the first prospective, randomized clinical interventional study for adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). These studies are important to the PKD community because neither the optimal blood pressure target levels, nor the best medications for control of blood pressure in ADPKD, were known when the study was started in 2006 (the study was completed in June 2014). Currently, the complications of hypertension, including stroke and heart attack, affect many more individuals with ADPKD than ADPKD-specific complications such as liver cysts or brain aneurysms.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.