Diabetes - Nephropathy

Practice Guidance Toolkit



Goals for an individual with diabetic nephropathy should be determined in conjunction with the client, and should be specific to the individual. Goals that are set should be time-sensitive, easily measured, and achievable by the nutrition intervention. Both short-term and long-term goals may be set. Examples of short- and long-term goals include:    
  • to reduce protein intake to the recommended level of 0.8 g/kg/day by the next scheduled appointment (in one month)
  • to slow the progression
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Last Updated: 2017-03-30