Plant-based diets are a hot topic in renal nutrition. Understand the research behind the use of plant-based diets for patients with CKD and how they can improve acidosis, blood sugar, hypertension and even manage potassium and phosphorus levels. This session will cover how plant-based diets can be helpful for patients in all stages of kidney disease - from newly diagnosed to dialysis.
Performance Indicators* / Learning Objectives:
6.2.3 Interprets data to make recommendations and to inform decisions.
6.2.5 Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery, and health and nutrition of customers.
8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
*This course has been approved for continuing education for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).