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Thank you for joining us at the South Florida Walk for PKD!
The Walk may be over but fundraising will remain open until Dec. 31. Click the button below to make a donation to the South Florida Walk today!
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 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!
South Florida Chapter Education Meeting
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
10 to noon
Topic: Kidney Smart Education
Speaker: Romeo Fuentes, RN, BSN
Group Facility Administrator
We hope you'll plan to attend our upcoming education meeting where guest speaker Romeo Fuentes, RN, BSN, presents on Kidney Smart Education. There will also be question and answer time available at the meeting. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available at the DaVita Kidney Center.
Location: DaVita Aventura Kidney Center
22 SW 11th Street
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
During registration you will have the opportunity to order the PKD Patient Handbook. For those ordering a handbook, they will be given to you at the Chapter education meeting.
If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Susan at email@example.com.
South Florida Walk for PKD
Thank you to all who joined us for the South Florida Walk for PKD!
We had a great time! Check out some of our favorite memories from Walk day here.
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Next Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT
PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will explain the genetics of ADPKD and ARPKD. He will include a overview of some of the genetic research currently being conducted.
Next Free National Webinar
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, 7 to 8 p.m. CST
Presented by: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation CSO
Why does a drug therapy take so long to find? Hear from PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D. as he uses his decades of experience in drug development to explain the process as it relates to PKD. Also included will be a discussion of clinical trials – why they are important and how to find out about them.
Watch previous webinars here.
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