Plant-Based Diets and Chronic Kidney Disease
This continuing education course explores the role of plant-based diets in the prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Evidence for the efficacy of plant-based diets in reducing CKD will be presented. Nutrition professionals will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to educate patients and clients with CKD about the benefits of adopting a plant-based diet.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- List the benefits of plant-based diets in managing the progression and complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
- Advise patients and clients with CKD who are interested in adopting a plant-based diet.
- Monitor the nutritional intakes of patients and clients who transition to plant-based diets.
Mary Franz, MS, RDN, LDN, is a freelance health and science writer.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR