Diabetes - Nephropathy

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Intervention


Nutrition Prescription Examples
  • Modified Diet
    • Mineral intake (e.g. reduce sodium intake)

    • Energy modification (e.g. reduce energy intake to facilitate weight loss, if needed)
    • Protein modification
    • Fat modification (e.g. incorporate food sources of omega-3 fats daily)*
    • Specific foods (e.g. incorporate soy foods into the diet)*


*Note: The evidence is limited and/or conflicting for some of the above findings/recommendations, and should be conveyed to the individual. 

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Last Updated: 2020-05-20