There are many causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In 2016, the National Kidney Foundation found that 44% of new renal failure cases were caused by diabetes, making it the number one cause. Adding CKD medical nutrition therapy to diabetes management can be overwhelming for a patient, especially without education and encouragement from a dietitian. However, we know that early nutrition education for patients diagnosed with CKD can improve biomarkers and can even delay or prevent progression to end stage renal failure requiring dialysis. Join Stacey Phillips, MS, RD as she explains everything you need to know when it comes to diabetic kidney disease so you are prepared to help your patients navigate these two conditions.
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