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RNG/BDA Renal Dietitians working with a diverse group of patients to develop diet resources for dialysis.

Types of food eaten can vary between ethnic groups and therefore the information provided in dietary resources should reflect the cuisines consumed by patients. High potassium is a life threatening condition for those with kidney failure as it can cause the heart to suddenly stop. Potassium is commonly found in fruits and vegetables. Given the types of fruits and vegetables can vary greatly between the various ethnic groups, it is important that the information is tailored to allow those...

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Deepa Kariyawasam

London, United Kingdom

Joined this community on Apr 25, 2018

Bio Senior Renal Dietitian at an NHS hospital Editorial board member for the Journal of Renal Care. Written several journal articles and 3 book chapters.

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