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Diabetic Kidney Disease - RD156
Diabetic Kidney Disease
What Dietitians Need to Know

RD156 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Sarah Coffin, RD, MS and Joyce Vergili, RD, CDE. EdD
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The goal of this continuing education program is to inform RDs about chronic kidney disease caused by diabetes, including updated information, treatment options, dietary modifications, and pharmacological agents for patients with CKD stages 1 through 4. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List at least three goals for medical nutrition therapy for diabetic patients with CKD
  • Explain why hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia and hyperparathyroidism may become more problematic as diabetic kidney disease progresses
  • Discuss the rationale for the recommendations for dietary protein, sodium, potassium and phosphorus in CKD stages 3 and 4

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2000, 2070, 2090, 3000, 3005, 3020, 5000, 5190, 5340, 5410 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.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/17/2016

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Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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