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Responsum for CKD empowers people with kidney disease through community, knowledge, and meaningful support

Why Join Responsum for CKD?

Living with kidney disease can be challenging, but you don't have to face it alone. Join thousands of people with kidney disease who trust Responsum for CKD to provide vetted medical information, a safe community, and resources to help them live better.

Our app is free and available via web browser or Apple iOS and Android mobile app

Stay informed with a customized Newsfeed

Expertly vetted kidney disease information about nutrition, research, stages, treatment options and living tips.

Build connections and get community support

Connect with other with kidney disease who get it. Our community is a safe and moderated space to ask questions and get the support you need.

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.

Our community 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

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

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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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