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It’s National Kidney Month! Learn Why Nutrition is Key to Kidney Health

National Kidney Month

Source: NIH NIDDK

March is National Kidney Month, a time when communities across the country raise awareness about kidney disease and the importance of kidney health. Nutrition plays a vital role in keeping kidneys healthy and preventing disease, as well as disease management.

As nutrition professionals, we can use our expertise and connections to connect people with the right information and resources to keep their kidneys healthy.

Learn more with the article below about ways patients with Chronic Kidney Disease can change their diets to manage and maintain adequate kidney function. You can also learn more by purchasing our new webinar on renal nutrition guidelines.

National Kidney Month 2020

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

March is National Kidney Month, a time when communities across the country raise awareness about kidney disease. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) NIH external link, this year’s focus is the link between high blood pressure and kidney disease.

Eating Right for Chronic Kidney Disease

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) may include changing your diet to support optimal kidney function. Changes that may need to be made include reducing sodium consumption, ensuring proper protein intake, balancing potassium levels and more.

Renal Nutrition Guidelines: Updates and Implementation – Webinar 1

Join Laura Byham-Gray, PhD, RDN, FNKF, and Rachael Majorowicz, RDN, CSR, LD, FNKF, for part one of a two-part series as they review the newly updated, evidence-based renal nutrition practice guidelines and supporting evidence.

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