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Update on Nutrition for People with Chronic Kidney Disease

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. From 1996-2013, the incidence of kidney failure due to diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives decreased by 54%. No other ethnic or racial group has had such a decrease.

2. A urine albumin to creatinine ratio (UACR) of <30 mg/g is normal. A UACR of 30 and higher may mean CKD.

3. Nutrition recommendations for slowing the progression of CKD are:

4. Switching from regular salt to lite salt is recommended for individuals with CKD.

5. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for American recommends that adults consume less than 2,300 mg. sodium per day as part of a healthy eating plan.

6. Important kidney functions which may become impaired as a result of kidney disease include:

7. To assess and monitor kidney damage and function, it is recommended that the serum creatinine to estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) and the Urine Albumin to Creatinine Ratio (UACR) be checked at diagnosis and annually.

8. Most protein foods also contain nitrogen, sodium, phosphorus and potassium. If protein intake is reduced, nitrogen, sodium, phosphorus and potassium intakes are also decreased.