Nutritional Crisis in Chronic Kidney Disease

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What you'll learn

Chronic kidney disease is associated with complicated nutrition requirements. These patients are at risk of decreased food and fluid intake. They might be under stress due to overly controlled template diets. Hence, they might be left with a limited amount of food that they can eat. Different patients with CKD might have different nutrition needs and issues depending on the stage of disease progression. read more »»

Individualized diet plans are required to manage nutrition needs in each patient. Close collaboration is required among the nephrology dieticians and the physicians to ensure effective dietary management. Learn all this in much greater detail 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:

  • Effect of CKD on Nutrition in Individuals.
  • Effective Diet planning in CKD.
  • Diet Counselling and Monitoring.”


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.

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