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
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
Gannett Education 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
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).