Renal Support Network (RSN) is a nonprofit, patient-focused, patient-run organization that provides non-medical services to those affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD). Learn more about us and our Programs and Services.  Call our Hopeline (800) 579-1970 (toll-free) Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm (PT) to talk to a Person who has lived kidney disease.

Itchy, Itchy Dry Skin: What to Do?
Itchy skin is an uncomfortable, irritating and can distract you to point that all you think about is scratching. Itchy skin may be the result of many conditions when you have kidney disease. Dr. Yuval Bibi, is a dermatologist and explains what can cause itchy skin and ways you can best treat, care for and protect your birthday suit. Listen to this Interview

Gratitude of Living, Treating, and Caring
Gratitude of Living, Treating and Caring: a CKD Survivor Fundraising Campaign. Please consider donating $1, $10 or $100 for each year you or someone you have cared for has survived chronic kidney disease and post a message on our website. Click for more details.

2015 Bingo & Poker Tournament!
RSN's 6th Annual "Beat The Odds" Celebrity Charity Texas Hold-Em & Bingo Tournament was a big success.  Congratulations Paul Chen (!st), Matt Cauble (2nd) and Michael DiVita (3rd). See winners pic here.  More pics and video to come.     

Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter
The latest Live&Give Newsletter, the "Inspiration Issue" is out. Arriving now at locations around the country. Make sure your dialysis and/or transplant clinic has theirs, share and read online, and print as many copies as you'd like for yourself and friends. Read Now

The New CKD Bill Introduced into Congress!
A bill called The Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act was just introduced in the House (H.R. 1130) and the Senate (S. 598) with three main goals (1) Improve the coordination of care: (2) Promote patient access and choice: (3) Expand research and enhance coordination. Take Action Today to Support this Legislation!(Link to Kidney Care Partners Website)

RSN's Hope Shop!
Check out our line of products on CaféPress. We have 10 designs with hopeful messages and dozens of items to choose from. Hats, hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, car magnets, even doggie-wear.

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Patient HOPEline
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HOPEline en Español
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