North Texas 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 northtexaschapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 News and Information News and Information 

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


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 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! 

North Texas Education Meeting

Sat., Aug. 15
1 to 3 p.m.

Topic: PKD Research
Speaker: Vishal Patel, M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Health Texas HEB Hospital
Edwards Cancer Center Entrance, East Conference Room
1600 Hospital Parkway
Bedford, TX 76022

Join us for a research update and to learn about PKD research right here in DFW!  Dr. Patel is a researcher currently receiving grant funding from the PKD Foundation. 

RSVP

If you have any questions concerning this event, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Sally Wilson, at northtexaschapter@pkdcure.org.

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 North Texas Walk for PKD

 

Walk for PKD                 

           September 19, 2015

            Southlake Town Square, Rustin Park

                                        Registration is now open!

        To learn more about the North Texas walk or to donate, click here

                                                Register Now!

 

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Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program - Benefit to the PKD Foundation

Did you know that every time you shop for groceries, you could be raising money to support PKD Research? YES you can! Every time you shop at a Kroger, you can help the PKD Foundation earn a piece of $1,000,000.00. Setting this up is easy. Click here to print a copy of the Kroger letter and learn how you can earn money towards a cure for PKD!

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Raising funds for the PKD Foundation is as easy as a trip to the grocery store! Enroll in two local programs who donate a percentage of your sales to fund important research.

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program

Every time you shop at Tom Thumb and use your Reward Card, Tom Thumb will donate a percentage of what you spend to the PKD Foundation. You can earn more research money to help treat or cure PKD without doing anything except buying groceries.

Registration is easy! Simply enroll for a Reward Card at the store's customer service desk and ask to have the PKD Foundation (number 6595) linked to your Reward Card. You can also complete this form and turn it in at the Customer Service desk. Each time you shop and use your Reward Card, Tom Thumb will donate 1% of your purchase to the PKD Foundation.

Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program
Raise funds for the PKD Foundation through the new Kroger Community Rewards Program! 

It's easier than ever to turn your family's food purchases into funds that support the mission of the Foundation. Simply register your Kroger Plus Card online, choose "PKD Foundation North Texas Chapter" #83213, and help end polycystic kidney disease each time you grocery shop. A total of 41 families raised $246.99 during the period of 6/01/14 thru 8/30/14 using the Kroger Community Rewards program!  Get started today at www.krogercommunityrewards.com or click here for detailed registration instructions. 

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Resources Resources

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.How do cysts form?

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.

Register


Next National Webinar

Dr. Arlene ChapmanKidney Stones

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.

Register


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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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