Diabetes is one of the top causes of chronic kidney disease. Uncontrolled blood glucose levels can damage the nephrons in the kidney. If this process goes on unchecked, it can lead to renal failure. Fortunately, dietitians can make a big difference and help to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease. Although it is a complex condition, experienced dietitian Stacey Phillips, MS, RD takes an in-depth look at the medical nutrition therapy for diabetic kidney disease. Then, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge with a detailed case study.
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