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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Risk in Dialysis

November 02, 2023 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Room 114 (Nutter Theatre), Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

This session explores the links between nutritional-metabolic parameters and cardiovascular pathology in dialysis patients, describing fundamental mechanisms and the implications for treatment.

ASN thanks the ASN Home Dialysis Steering Committee for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the changes in lipids and other metabolic parameters in dialysis patients and how they connect to cardiovascular risk
  • Explain peritoneal membrane glucose transport and potential therapeutics
  • Analyze the interrelationship of sodium, inflammation, and CVD in dialysis patients
  • Discuss the effects of exercise on cardiovascular health in dialysis patients

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis
  • Hypertension and Cardiorenal Disorders