Nutritional management of renal and urinary disease


The Nutritional Management of Renal and Urinary Disease course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the role of nutrition in the prevention, management, and treatment of various renal and urinary diseases. This course will provide a solid foundation in the basic principles of nutrition, as well as an in-depth understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of renal and urinary diseases.

Students in this course will learn about the key nutritional components that affect renal and urinary health, including water, electrolytes, and minerals. They will also learn about the impact of diet on renal and urinary diseases, including chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, urinary tract infections, and more.

The Nutritional Management of Renal and Urinary Disease course is suitable for veterinary professionals such as dietitians, nutritionists, physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals who work with patients suffering from renal and urinary diseases. By the end of this course, students will be able to evaluate and manage nutritional needs and develop individualized nutrition plans that support the treatment and management of these conditions.


  • Assistant Professor of Veterinary Nutrition, Long-Island University-Post Affiliate Faculty, Colorado State University.
  • Clinical Instructor, One Health Faculty Fellow, Colorado State University
  • Senior Research Scientist, Waltham Centre of Pet Nutrition 2013–2016
  • Resident, UC Davis 2007–2013
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