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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 6pm (PT) to talk to a Person who has lived kidney disease.


5 Star Dialysis Rating System Explained
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) require every dialysis facility to measure quality of care and the results are located at Dialysis Facility Compare. This site helps people make informed choices about their own treatment and care they receive.  CMS is adding a new feature to this website that will use a five-star rating system which will rate facilities based on a bell-curve. Lori discusses with Glenda Payne, RN how this new rating system works so you can be up to date.  Listen to this Interview

16th Annual Renal Teen Prom!
"Sea of Dreams" is the theme for the 2015 Renal Teen Prom. It was held on Sunday January 18th at the Glendale Hilton. View video and pictures.  

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.

Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter
The latest Live&Give Newsletter, the "Nurture Well-Being 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

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Patient HOPEline
(800) 579-1970
10 am to 8 pm PST

HOPEline en Español
(800) 780-4238

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