Diabetic Kidney Disease - RD156

Diabetic Kidney Disease

What Dietitians Need to Know

by Stacey C Phillips, MS, RD
(4.5 / 458 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


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

Accreditation Information
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).

Course Originally Released on: 1/17/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/8/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/8/2019

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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GAY LYNN W - Kentwood, MI  ·  May 15, 2018
This is a good general review of what a RDN needs to know for basic care of a DKD pt.
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Sandra L - Kapolei, HI  ·  May 08, 2018
very educational. the course met the goals. I would definitely use in my practice
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Kelly C - Kennesaw, GA  ·  Apr 05, 2018
It was a good review of DKD/CKD guidelines.
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Lisa C - Warner Robins, GA  ·  Mar 22, 2018
Very helpful and comprehensive review of MNT for Renal Patients!
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Diane F - Merrionette Park, IL  ·  Feb 19, 2018
Excellent course and convenient to participate in
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