The number of people with diabetic kidney disease is rising quickly. Many of these people are being seen and educated by a general practice clinical dietitian, who may or may not be aware of the evidence-based recommendations for medical nutrition therapy treatment of DKD patients. This module presents the dietitian with evidence-based treatments and dietary goals for DKD.
The goal of this program is to teach RDNs what they need to know about diabetic kidney disease so they help their clients manage their disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- List at least three goals for medical nutrition therapy for patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease
- Explain why hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, and hyperparathyroidism may become more problematic with diabetic kidney disease progression
- Discuss the rationale for the recommendations for dietary protein, potassium, and phosphorus in CKD stages 3 and 4
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 2070, 2090, 3000, 3005, 3020, 5000, 5190, 5340, 5410 and performance indicators of 8.1.1, 8.1.3, 8.3.6, 10.1.2, 10.2.5, 10.4.4.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.
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