Diabetic Nephropathy and Nutritional Management

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Diabetic nephropathy is one of the chronic complications of diabetes mellitus. Food intake that is a burden to the kidney must be avoided. However, the quality of life must also be maintained. read more »»

Implementation of a customized diet plan is essential to preserve kidney function. Compared to a diabetic diet, the diabetic nephropathic diet is more complicated and restrictive. Close monitoring is needed to prevent the progression of the disease. Drafting a diet plan according to the preferences of the patient, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, should be done by a qualified dietitian. Learn all the guidelines around the same in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Role of diet in preventing the progression of diabetic nephropathy.
  • Guidelines around drafting an ideal diet plan for diabetic nephropathy patients”


Dr. Anitha Saxena

Associate Professor at SGPGIMS


Anita Saxena is currently working as an Additional Professor in the Department of Nephrology in Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. Her qualifications include an MD and Ph.D. She completed her Post-Doctoral fellowships during 1995-96, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University, England. read more »»
She is a member of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), International Society of Nephrology (ISN), International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM), Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN), Indian Society of Nephrology (ISN), Peritoneal dialysis Society of India, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT), Indian Association of Nephrology (IAN), Member Research Board of Advisors American Biographical Institute, USA, Advisory Council, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, and Philosophical Society, Cambridge, England. She has more than 60 published papers.

For: beginners

Other Top Rated Courses by Dr. Anitha Saxena


Have an account?