RSN’s Top Posts in 2022

See what all the buzz was about in the kidney community in 2022

2022 has been an exciting year for all of us at Renal Support Network. Check out our top articles, videos and podcasts for 2022!


Ambient Sounds and Music for Relaxation Let your mind and body relax while listing to the comforting sounds.

In the Nick of Time  Nick and Leslie’s amazing transplant journey.

Get the Scoop on ‘Kidney Stuff with Neff & Nuff’ Meet Neff & Nuff, two animated stars who educate the public on organ donation, kidney health and the importance of taking your transplant meds. Each video is available to view in English and in Spanish.

KidneyTalk® Podcast: How to Fight the ‘What’s for Dinner’ Blues Making even small changes in how you think about food can mean big payoffs for your taste buds and your health too! Listen in, and soon you’ll be on your way to serving up some of their favorite renal-friendly recipes.

KidneyTalk® Blog: 11 Tips for Low Sodium and High Flavor How to Avoid Sodium while Still Enjoying Flavorful Foods.

This is what Brings Me Joy by Joy Araujo 1st Place Winning Essay, 20th Annual Essay Contest. Read in English or Spanish or listen to the author read her essay.

RSN’s Kidney Transplant Dashboard This easy to navigate tool will help you see at a glance national and state statistics. You can look up how many transplants have been done for any specific time frame. You can see how many people are “active” on the waiting list. And you can locate all of the transplant centers (hospitals) in your region.


RSN’s “You Make a Difference” Collection is a huge hit! It’s important now more than ever to let your favorite healthcare pro know how grateful you are for all the times that they’ve provided you with loving care, support and hope.

RSN’s Hope Week Top Five Presentations are:

Pets and Kidney Disease by Kristin Brunstein, DVM

Pantry Staples and Foods for Renal Diet by Lubna Akbany, RD, CSR

Body Image and Kidney Care – Tips for Looking Your Best Moderated by Cher Thomas, RDH, with Aaron Battle, Wendy Rodgers, M.Ed, MPH, Kristen Rice, Jeffrey Reises and David Trujillo

Managing Your Life with Kidney Disease, Youth Patient Experience Panel Moderated by Isela King with Sarissa Velarde, Elizabeth Boggs, Jorge Caraveo and Abigail Christine Teasdale

Innovation: Repairing Deceased Donor Kidneys by Stanley Jordan, MD

Top Three Kidney-Friendly Recipes are:

Slow-Cooked Beef Pot Roast

Crustless Quiche

Old World Italian Water Cake