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Toronto Chapter Meeting: Advancements in Canadian Treatments for ADPKD

December 11, 2016 at 2:00PM EST - 4:00PM EST
North York Civic Centre
5100 Yonge St
Community Room #3
North York, ON M2N 5V7
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Topic: ‘Advancements in Canadian Treatments for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease and Guidelines in the Use of JINARC’

Speaker:  Dr. Danny Sapir, MD.

Parking: Parking Authority Lot on Beecroft Road

Driving: Northbound on Yonge, turn left on North York Blvd. to Beecroft Rd., then straight through to municipal parking lot (operated by Parking Authority). Southbound on Yonge, turn right on Park Home Ave., then left on Beecroft Rd. (municipal parking lot on right at North York Blvd.) From the 401: Exit at Yonge Street, North to North York Blvd.(The Toronto Centre for the Arts is on the corner), turn left, to Beecroft Rd., turn right. Municipal parking lot is on the left hand side. For more information, click here.

Join us as Dr. Sapir provides us with an update on current and pending advancements in prognostic testing and novel therapeutics related to autsomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Additional topics that will be discussed will include:

  • PKD; to treat or not to treat
  • Physiology and genetics; is my family screening?
  • Clinical manifestations
  • Systematic and renal complications
  • Who to treat and when
  • Treatment options
  • The role of lifestyle and what you can do to help yourself

After graduating from medical school, Dr. Sapir specialized in nephrology at the University of Toronto. He established the Renal Program at Halton Healthcare Services in 1997 and has served as Vice-President for the Oakville Hospital site.

Dr. Sapir is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons for Ontario and Canada, as well as a member of the Canadian Medical Protection Association, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Ontario Nephrology Association.

He now runs his own private practice in Oakville where he is a successful and highly sought-after nephrologist, with a vast knowledge of PKD.

This presentation is part of an ongoing series of two-hour informational support meetings hosted by the Toronto Chapter of the PKD Foundation of Canada. They are open to the public, free of charge and the venue is wheelchair accessible. Registration is not required.