Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Shreveport Chapter Website!
Learn More about PKD.
Don’t miss out on our series of quarterly webinars designed to provide education and information about various medical and lifestyle issues related to polycystic kidney disease.
Click here to visit our NEW learning center and to view our FREE educational webinars!
Join us for what we call "the gift of one another", this is the place share your experiences and learn from others.
Our chapter meetings are held on the last Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Our meetings will be at:
Central Library Historical Center 2206 Beckett Street Bossier City, LA
We have speakers on any and all subjects that pertain to PKD. If you have a topic you would like to know about, we will try to find a speaker for it. There are so many topics to learn about and knowledge is the best weapon one can have so we hope you can join us for a meeting!
Please contact Chapter Coordinator, Janice McBride at ShreveportChapter@pkdcure.org directons.
The Shreveport Walk for PKD will take place in Spring 2014. Registration and event details will be available soon. There are many great ways to help support the Walk as a volunteer including: day-of-event support, securing an in-kind donation, connecting us with a potential sponsor, communicating with participants, distributing promotional materials, serving on the planning committee and more. If you would like to volunteer please email us at ShreveportWalk@pkdcure.org.
The Empowered PKD Patient: Proactive Strategies to Secure Your Best Life Possible
October 23, 2013
Presented by Risa Simon, CMC
If you've been told to "Do Nothing" until you "Get Sicker" — or simply sense yourself floating in a sea of uncertainty, then join this enlightening session and learn from author, mentor and preemptive transplant recipient, Risa Simon, as she reveals life-changing insights doctors rarely share with their patients. If you (or a loved one) are looking to avoid the need for dialysis, or fear the long wait for a kidney might squelch transplant opportunities, look no further.