EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship
 

Title

Kidney-Friendly Label Reading for Chronic Kidney Disease Shoppers

Department

Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2018

Abstract

THE EDUCATION TOOL and article that follow are intended for use by chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stages 3 to 5 grocery shoppers. The article presents an overview of a handout intended to provide a nutrition education tool to assist CKD Stages 3 to 5 shoppers in shopping for kidney-friendly items. The handout may be used with CKD shopping tours and with CKD Stages 3 to 5 Medical Nutrition Therapy, in-center and home therapy dialysis. Because of the wide variation in nutrient needs for CKDStages 3 to 5, the Kidney-Friendly Tips for Reading Food Labels for CKD shoppers is modifiable to be individualized for the specific needs of the shopping touror for the particular CKD stage.

Journal Title

Journal of Renal Nutrition

Journal Volume

28

Journal Issue

1

Article Starting Page

e1

Article Ending Page

e4

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