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Chronic Kidney Disease & Related Conditions: Can Diet & Lifestyle Make A Difference?

Chronic Kidney Disease & Related Conditions: Can Diet & Lifestyle Make A Difference?

This presentation defines Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and discusses the relationship between CKD and various conditions, including hypertension, cardiovascular disease, hyperglycemia/diabetes, metabolic acidosis, anemia, hyperalbuminemia, electrolyte abnormalities, as well as bone and mineral disorders. This presentation also discusses the role of diet/nutrition in CKD as well as lifestyle tips, emphasizing the need for patient-centered approaches that result in improved patient outcomes.

Location

Carlucci

6111 North River Rd.
Rosemont, Illinois 60018 United States
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(847) 518-0990 View Venue Website

Featured Speaker

Jaimini Patel

Jaimini Patel, PharmD, BCCCP

Nephrology Clinical & Scientific Liaison

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Jaimini Patel, PharmD, BCCCP, is a Nephrology Clinical and Scientific Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC). Dr Patel earned her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and completed two years of post-doctoral residency at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Loyola University Medical Center, respectively, specializing in critical care pharmacy practice. Prior to joining Otsuka, Dr Patel practiced as a critical care pharmacist at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center for 3.5 years and has cared for patients in the medical, surgical/trauma, cardiothoracic and neuroscience ICUs, and was significantly involved in the care of patients with COVID-19. Dr Patel holds board certification in critical care pharmacotherapy and is a licensed pharmacist in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. She is also an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine through which she is engaged in research and leadership.

*Dr Patel is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC).

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