In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, the webinar will focus on managing two conditions that often happen together – diabetes and kidney disease. Since diabetes is the number one cause of kidney disease and kidney failure, having both conditions is common. Having diabetes and kidney disease comes with unique diet recommendations, and there are things people with both conditions should pay special attention to. Lori Martinez-Hassett, a registered dietitian, will discuss how diet and lifestyle choices can keep both conditions in check. Join this webinar to learn more about:
- Common lab work done in kidney patients and how lab results should affect food choices, with a specific focus on protein, potassium and phosphorus.
- Monitoring one's body weight with kidney disease, including dry weight and fluctuations
- How kidney disease affects blood sugar and what this means for treatment