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Responsum for CKD empowers people with kidney disease through community, knowledge, and shared experiences

Why Responsum for CKD?

Living with kidney disease is complicated. Join hundreds of people with kidney disease who trust Responsum for CKD to provide vetted medical information, a space for community, and resources to help them live better.

Responsum for CKD is free and available via web browser or Apple iOS and Android mobile app

Stay informed with your customized Newsfeed

Keep up-to-date on the latest kidney disease news with your personalized in-app Newsfeed that features content vetted by leading experts in the medical, scientific, and patient advocacy fields.

Build connections and get community support

Connecting with other kidney disease patients and caregivers is a great way to share experiences, advice, and encouragement. You can chat with other users and post comments, photos, and videos.

Easily organize and update your medical information

Use the Patient One-Sheet to store all of your medical information and save time at the doctor’s office. You can print, share, and download this easy-to-use, patient-designed dropdown form.

Responsum for CKD is for people with any kidney condition, including:

Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
Autosomal dominant PKD (ADPKD)
Diabetic nephropathy
Acute kidney injury (AKI)
Kidney stones
IgA Nephropathy (IgAN)
Kidney cancer
Fabry disease
Nephrotic Syndrome
Lupus nephritis

Our expert Advisory Council

Brent Miller, MD

Endowed Professor of Clinical Medicine
Indiana University

David White

Patient Ambassador
American Association of Kidney Patients

Nichole Jefferson

Kidney Health Initiative Patient and Family Partnership Council Member
American Society of Nephrology

Kerri Cavanaugh, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kevin John Fowler

Principal The Voice of the Patient, Inc. Board of Directors Member
Kidney Health Initiative

Derek L. Forfang

Kidney Patient Advisory Council Chair
The National Forum of ESRD Networks

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Find exactly what you need

Find relevant related resources on each post in the Community Chat.

Do more with the content you read

Save, share, react, comment and print every article in your Newsfeed.

Keep track of what's important

Store and maintain all your basic health info in your Patient One-Sheet and bring it to your next doctor’s appointment.

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