Role of Nutrients and Fluid Requirements in Renal Disease

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What you'll learn

Characterized as a catabolic condition, kidney disease is associated with protein-energy wasting due to muscle breakdown. read more »»

To prevent the progression of kidney disease one needs to closely monitor the diet of the patient. The stage of the disease determines the type of management. Nutritional therapy prevents the progression of disease and control consequences such as nausea/vomiting, anorexia. It can also delay the initiation of dialysis therapy. Learn all about the nutritional requirements and fluid replenishments guidelines 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:

  • Recommendations of dietary intake in renal disease
  • Diet according to the stage of the disease
  • Fluid replenishment guideline in renal disease


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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