Renal Nutrition News

Publish Date: April 2014
Author(s): Mary Ann Cockram, MS, RD, LD


The 6th Karolinska Institutet Advanced Renal Nutrition Conference was held April 3-5, 2014, in Stockholm, Sweden, and was organized by Peter Stenvinkel, MD, PhD, and Juan Jesús Carrero, PhD Pharm, PhD Med, of the Division of Renal Medicine at the Karolinska Institute. One hundred delegates from 14 countries attended the conference. The overall learning objectives this year were:
  • To understand the causes and metabolic changes contributing to protein-energy wasting (PEW) in kidney disease.
  • To evaluate screening measures of nutritional status and to develop the practical skills to implement and critically evaluate nutritional assessment methods and research published in professional journals.
  • To review current renal-specific nutritional practices, nutritional guidelines and treatment options for the range of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients in a variety of health care settings worldwide.
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