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Monday, May 30, 2011

Webinar on Cardiovascular Issues and PKD on June 8

Q&A on PKD: PKD Foundation's scientific advisors answer patient questions about dealing with polycystic kidney disease today
Cardiovascular disease may be overlooked by some PKD patients. Ironically, some of them are discovered to have polycystic kidneys because of elevated blood pressure at a relatively early age. Some may not realize that part of taking care of one's kidneys is by taking care of one's cardiovascular health including maintaining the blood pressure.

It comes as good news that once again, PKD foundation is facilitating patient education through webinars such as the one coming on June 8 7PM CDT or June 9 8AM CST (Philippine Time). The webinar is entitled, "Cardiovascular Issues and PKD". The presenter is Robert Weis, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Cancer, UC Davis- Davis CA; Chief of Nephrology Sacramento VAMC, Sacramento, CA.

To join the webinar, register here

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  1. I was wondering if you had seen a follow up the study that examined the hormone Octreotide how it plays in PKD?

  2. I have not found time to read thoroughly but you may find useful information here at

  3. It is the most required webinar, because nowadays people above 45 easily get affected due to cardiovascular problems. Let this help them to learn more about it. L-Arginine



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