What you will learn?
- Norms/Strategies for preventive, conservative and therapeutic treatment of kidney diseases.
- Brief discussion to understand and address the metabolic and nutritional challenges of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease patients.
- Details on Protein- energy wasting associated with kidney diseases which are important risk factors for increased morbidity and mortality in patients.
- Brief explanation on cost effective screening tools.
- Calculations of weight, macro and micro nutrients based on standard or adjusted standard body weight measures.
- Effects and Problems related specially to malnutrition in relation to protein and how to meet protein requirements.
- Benefits of dietary regime and follow ups pre-dialysis, on the day of dialysis and post dialysis and patients for and after transplant.
- Renal failure- Diagnosis, complications and dietary support.
- Dietary management of potassium and sodium, other vitamins and minerals along with fluid intake.
- Nutritional requirements of CKD patients and protein energy wasting leading to under nutrition and disease progression.
- Obesity and diabetes attack those and most of the renal failure goes away. Apply the” Ek Chamach Kam” principle. Exercise regularly.
- Case studies and example related to screening and assessment at various levels during the discussion.
- The role a nutritionist or a dietitian plays in screening, assessing, follow ups, meal planning and implementing a variety of food choices to help the patients lead a healthy and happy life.
Meet the Instructors
Dr. Arun B. ShahHon. Nephrologists & HOD, Dept. of Nephrology,
Bharatiya Arogya Nidhi Hospital.
Dr. Sunil HonkalasManager,
Medical Affairs & Clinical Research, Clinical Nutrition and Nephrology division.
Dr. Mirey KaravetianAssistant professor of Nutrition,
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