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Polycystic Kidney Disease FoundationPolycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
The mission of the Friends of the PKD Foundation is to assist, on a regional and local basis, the national efforts of the PKD Foundation to determine the cause, improve clinical treatment and discover a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The F... Read more
The mission of the Friends of the PKD Foundation is to assist, on a regional and local basis, the national efforts of the PKD Foundation to determine the cause, improve clinical treatment and discover a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The Friends Chapter focus on the following five key areas: 1. The gift of one another- Friends assist patients and their family members by encouraging, providing information and listening. 2. Public awareness- Friends foster public awareness of PKD and distribute information about the disease to patients, the public, the medical community and the media. 3. Education- Friends educate others about PKD by hosting educational seminars. 4. Fund raising- Friends attract individuals, corporations and foundations interested in financially supporting PKD research, education, awareness and membership. 5. Action alert- Friends help lobby for increased federal funding of PKD research at the National Institutes of Health.
The PKD Baltimore Friends Group has been created to assist those family members, friends and patients with PKD. Our goal is to educate, inform, and help find the cure for PKD. We will educate, raise public awareness, as well as fund raise to get the word out to other regarding PKD. We welcome new members at anytime!! Come join us in our fight!!