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There have been significant findings over the past decade indicating the importance of nutrition in the treatment of kidney stones, urinary incontinence (UI), and interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). Recognizing that food, nutrition, and diet are an integral part of therapy for these conditions, American Urological Association clinical guidelines recommend dietary modifications as a therapeutic option. Furthermore, research highlights the role of integrative approaches in the provision of optimal nutrition therapies for these individuals.
Though all of this emphasizes the vital need of the RDN in the practice setting, nurses, physical therapists, and other health care providers are offering nutrition guidance to these patients. Opportunities exist to expand the scope of practice for RDNs further into the field of urology.
CPE Level: 2
Learning Codes: 3010, 5420, 2070
- Barbara Gordon, RDN, LD
- Barbara Shorter, Ed.D,, R.D.N., C.D.N.
- Jerrilynn Burrowes, PhD, RD, CDN