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Managing High Blood Pressure in Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Date: Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • Time: 2pm to 4pm
  • Location: Classroom B (T2208), 2nd Floor, Juravinski Tower, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton,
  • Address: 50 Charlton Avenue East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Hamilton Chapter Coordinator
  • Email: hamiltonchapter@endpkd.ca
  • Phone: 1-877-410-1741

Presenter: Dr. Karen To (Staff Nephrologist - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton)

Dr. To will explain why hypertension (high blood pressure) occurs in people with Polycystic Kidney Disease, treatment options, and the blood pressure goal for treated patients.

A Nephrologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Michael G Degroot School of Medicine at McMaster University, Dr. To completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy at the University of Toronto prior to obtaining medical degree from McMaster University. She completed her Internal Medicine and Nephrology training in Hamilton. Dr. To is also a U.S. board certified nephrologist. Her areas of interest include peritoneal dialysis and kidney donor assessments.

http://www.endpkd.ca/Hamilton/index.asp

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