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Renal Support Network (RSN) empowers people who have kidney disease to become knowledgeable about their illness, proactive in their care, hopeful about their future and make friendships that last a lifetime.


Learn more about RSN’s events including our monthly support group, Studio Hope Workshops, Kidney Disease Patient Education Meeting, The Renal Teen Prom and Beat The Odds: Celebrity Charity Bingo & Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament.

Marijuana Use & Organ Transplants

The big debate over marijuana and organ transplantation is cropping up across the country as cannabis use gains mainstream acceptance, medically and recreationally. How...


20th Annual Renal Teen Prom
Sunday, January 20, 2019 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Monthly Support Group Meetings
4th Sunday of the Month (excluding some holidays)

Support Group meetings are open to people who have kidney disease and their family members. Next Support Group Meeting:
October 28, 2018
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm PT.

Now at Studio Hope!
621 East Glenoaks Blvd. #B Glendale, CA 91207

Studio HOPE
621 East Glenoaks Blvd. #B,  Glendale, CA 91207 

Craft Days at Studio Hope
Every Thursday and Friday (and some Saturdays) from 1pm to 5pm Starting September 13th and 14th

26th Annual Patient Education & Lifestyle Meeting
September 2019 (To Be Announced)

kidney-friendly holiday cookies

Let’s Bake Some Cookies!

One of the best things about the holidays is the time we spend together in the kitchen making our favorite seasonal treats. Holiday cookies...
Renal Recipe - Chile Con Carne and Rice

Chili Con Carne and Rice

Here's a kidney friendly, meaty and hearty dish that does a pretty good job of filling you up.  Make extra for leftovers because it tastes even better the next...


Amgen - Renal Support Network Sponsor

Support the Renal Teen Prom or all of RSN’s Programs with a personal fundraiser.

kidney disease support phone line - Hope and help answering all your questions about living well with kidney disease.
Peer Support from Someone
Who’s Been There.
(800) 579-1970
Studio Hope - Renal Support Network -Lori Hartwell

Live&Give News Magazine
Spring/Summer 2018 Issue


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the 2019 Calendar is here!

Display this beautiful calendar at your desk or on your wall at home and co-workers or guest will be so jealous they’ll want to support RSN too!



Depression is Complicated, Really Complicated!

Understanding and Overcoming Depression If you’ve ever experienced a soul-crushing Major Depressive Episode, or it’s equally evil brother, Persistent Depressive Disorder (formerly called Dysthymia), I...