Chronic Kidney Disease: Nutrition Matters

Chronic Kidney Disease: Nutrition Matters

by | Aug 9, 2023 | Kidney Care, Patient Education

One of the main challenges kidney patients is switching to a renal diet.  An excellent kidney care resource – the  National Kidney Foundation has partnered with Community Health Resource Center to present the Chronic Kidney Disease: Nutrition Matters educational nutrition series.

Week One: Kidney Health & CKD Overview
This class will provide an introduction and overview of kidney function and CKD spanning stages 1-5.
The dietitian will discuss disease prevention, and how to reduce and manage risk factors.

Week Two: Nutrition Recommendations for CKD
The second class will focus on managing CKD, and will provide guidance to preserve kidney function
and slow disease progression. The dietitian will explain the benefits of nutrition intervention, and
provide specific recommendations for each stage of CKD, with a focus on protein, sodium, potassium,
phosphorus, and other nutrition considerations.

Week Three: Meal Planning Sustainable Approaches
In this class, the dietitian will focus on reading nutrition labels, and will review practical meal and snack
planning tips for a kidney-friendly diet. We will hear from a someone with early stage kidney disease
who has changed their lifestyle and improved their kidney health — and how!
Presenter: Elena Zidaru, MA, RD (Community Health Resource Center)

Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
August 10, August 17, and August 24
Visit zoom.com/join and enter ID 857 4989 5537

Click the link below to register!

Nutrition & Kidney Health Series August 10, 17, 24; 3:30pm – 5pm PT

  • Week 1 – Kidney Basics – Risks, Testing, and Preventing Damage
  • Week 2 – Nutrition for Early Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Week 3 – Making Things Real – Motivation and Strategies

For more information, visit chrcsf.org!

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