Join us for the upcoming FREE PKD Patient Forum in Halifax, NS!
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common life-threatening, genetic diseases affecting Canadians and can result in the growth of cysts that enlarge the affected kidneys, destroying its ability to function.
Patients and their loved ones are invited to join this forum to:
- Learn about what a PKD diagnosis can mean for you or a loved one, as well as how PKD can be managed from Dr. Steven Soroka, Professor of medicine, Nephrologist and Surveyor for Accreditation Canada. He is the Senior Medical Director for NSHA Renal Program and Pharmacy Services;
- Hear about what resources and support systems are available to you and your loved ones from Jeff Robertson, Executive Director, PKD Foundation of Canada;
- Have your questions answered during a Q&A period led by Dr. Steven Soroka and Jeff Robertson; and,
- Meet other people living with PKD in your community.
Light food & beverages will be served. Admission is free and all are welcome! Please note, registration begins at 6:00 p.m. and the presentation will start at 6:30 pm sharp.
About the Speaker: Steven D. Soroka, BMus, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), EXTRA Fellow, CHE
Steven D. Soroka is Professor of Medicine at Dalhousie University, and a Nephrologist in the Department of Medicine within the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
He has been the Senior Medical Director or the Nova Scotia Health Authority Renal Program and Pharmacy Services since 2016.
He was a site principle investigator for the Tempo 3:4 trial and has a large number of patients on Tolvaptan therapy.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Halifax Chapter!