In patients of chronic kidney disease, the management of malnutrition is a prime concern and yet an oft-neglected area. This handbook fills this gap, providing theoretical and practical approaches to handling nutritional requirements of kidney patients. It providesinformation for patients of renal disease on what to eat and how to eat such that it slows down the progression of the disease, and provides lucid scientific answers to 'why what not to eat'. The author addresses a spectrum of kidney diseases and their nutritionalmanagement in the context to western and Indian/South Asian diet patterns, with many sample diet charts. In the chapter on counseling 'what bothers patients the most', she touches the deepest concerns of kidney patients and talks about the ways to attendthem. The chapters 'Myths about Kidney Disease' and 'Nephrotoxic Drugs' caution on malpractices and misconceptions. The assessment section will help the readers evaluate their knowledge of the content, while the final section gives an overview of the basicconcepts and information about the renal system, nutrients, and metabolism.
This handbook will aid nephrologists, physicians, and dieticians in providing better care and managing cases of malnutrition in renal diseases efficiently.
- Comprehensive handbook on nutritional management for various kidney diseases like Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, Adult and Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome, Diabetic Nephropathy, Kidney Stone Disease, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Renal Transplant Patients, and so on
- Compilation of guidelines, nutrient charts, and sample diets as per the western and Indian dietary patterns
- Exclusive dietary recommendations with patient handouts
- Covers myths and facts of kidney diseases
- Assessment section provided for self-evaluation
Table of Contents
About the author
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Diet for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Chapter 3: What Bothers Patient the Most and How to Manage That Concern: Counseling a Patient
Chapter 4: Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 5: Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 6: Chronic Kidney Disease in Children
Chapter 7: Adult Nephrotic Syndrome
Chapter 8: Nutritional Tips for Children with Nephrotic Syndrome
Chapter 9: Diabetic Nephropathy
Chapter 10: Renal Disease and Hypertension
Chapter 11: Kidney Stone Disease
Chapter 12: Polycystic Kidney Disease
Chapter 13: Nutritional Issues in Renal Transplant Patients
Chapter 14: Myths and Facts about Kidney Disease
Assess Your Knowledge
Chapter 15: Calories (Energy)
Chapter 16: Protein
Chapter 17: Carbohydrates
Chapter 18: Digestion and Absorption of Food
Chapter 19: Basics of Renal System
Chapter 20: Hereditary and Developmental Disorders of the Kidney
Chapter 21: Nephrotoxic Drugs
Anita Saxena, Dr, an Additional Professor in the Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences.
Dr Anita Saxena, MD (AM), PhD, PhD (Cambridge), works as an Additional Professor in the Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow, India.