Course Code: REL-AM-DB581C
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2019
Differentiate diabetic nephropathy and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
List 3 factors linked to kidney disease progression.
Describe the different stages of stages of CKD
Explain treatment for maintaining normal kidney function.
List one additional nutrition concern in persons with chronic kidney disease.
Diabetic nephropathy and chronic kidney disease (CKD) Definitions Incidence Factors linked to kidney disease progression Factors increasing risk of CKD Modifiable Non-modifiable Health Consequences of CKD Recommendations General Screening Diagnosis Classifications of CKD: Stage 1 - 5 Lab Values related to CKD Strategies to Maintain Normal Kidney Function ABCs. Meds Tobacco Cessation Physical Activity Meal Planning Dialysis Other nutritional concerns Malnutrition Vitamin D deficiency Anemia Vitamin deficiencies with dialysis
Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE
Ms. Ackerman earned a Bachelor of Science in dietetics with a minor in science and food service administration from Central Michigan University. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at Rush University in 1993. She has 25 years of experience as a clinical dietitian and diabetes educator working in a variety of setting including large in-patient, teaching hospitals; community hospitals; county health departments and outreach networks. She currently serves as the coordinator of a disease management program and medical nutrition services for a community hospital and is also an experienced lecturer, presenting educational programs in a variety of settings. Her professional associations include the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Disclosure: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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