Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writers and presenters, Theresa A. Kuracina, MS, RD, CDE, LN and Andrew S. Narva, MD, FACP. Planned with the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP), an initiative of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.
We will discuss the transition from chronic kidney disease to kidney failure. The diet changes as chronic kidney disease develops and progresses to kidney failure. The discussion on dialysis is meant to provide a background on these treatment modalities and how the diet differs so you can educate patients about them as they progress to kidney failure.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5340, 5000, 2020, 5410
Performance Indicators: 4.2.6, 9.4.4, 10.1.3
- Identify the four treatment options for kidney failure.
- Differentiate between the diet recommendations for hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
- Associate intestinal dysbiosis in kidney disease as a factor for inflammation in this population.
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