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An Overview Of Hyponatremia & Plant-Based Diets For Managing Hypertension In CKD

An Overview Of Hyponatremia & Plant-Based Diets For Managing Hypertension In CKD

Join Us For Two Presentations:

1. An Overview Of Hyponatremia

In this presentation the etiology and pathogenesis of hyponatremia (HN) will be discussed. HN is often asymptomatic or the symptoms are often confused with other diseases. The symptoms and often severe consequences will be presented along with some general management recommendations.


2. Plant-Based Diets For Managing Hypertension In CKD

This presentation discusses the interrelationships between hypertension and chronic kidney disease, as well as the role of the plant-based diets in the management of these co-related conditions.


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6600 Menaul Blvd Pad 2
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110 United States
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Featured Speakers

Sachin Hajarnis

Sachin Hajarnis, PhD

Nephrology Senior Medical Science Liaison

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Sachin Hajarnis, PhD is a Senior Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Dr Hajarnis has a Bachelors and Masters in Life Sciences from University of Mumbai, India. He obtained a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Colorado State University. Dr Hajarnis joined the University of Texas Southwestern Medical school in Dallas, as a post-doctoral fellow in the department of Nephrology where he performed basic research on various aspects of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). He continued his studies on the role of micro-RNAs in PKD as a Research Scientist for several years before joining his current position at Otsuka.

Rim Hadgu

Rim Hadgu, PharmD, BCPS

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Dr Rim Hadgu is a Nephrology Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)-Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy and University Medical Center New Orleans. She also completed an ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Nephrology Pharmacy Residency at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Prior to joining Otsuka in October 2021, she was an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, Glendale Campus where she delivered lectures, precepted Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students as well as PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents. She also practiced as a nephrology clinical pharmacist for two years. Dr Hadgu is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties.

*Drs Hajarnis and Hadgu are employees of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC). 


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