ISRNM-ISN Webinar: Nutrition Literacy – a missing link to optimize patients’ experience and dietary adherence

This session will address the critical role of nutrition literacy as an often overlooked yet vital component in optimizing patients’ overall experience and promoting adherence to dietary recommendations. By exploring the correlation between nutrition literacy and patient outcomes, the session aims to shed light on the significance of effective communication and education in the healthcare setting. Participants will gain insights into practical strategies for enhancing nutrition literacy, fostering a deeper understanding of the impact on dietary choices and, consequently, overall well-being. The session advocates for a comprehensive approach that recognizes the importance of empowering patients with the knowledge and skills necessary for informed and sustainable dietary decisions.

Learning objectives:

- To appreciate the challenges faced by patients regarding healthy eating in kidney disease
- To understand factors impacting healthy eating in kidney disease
- To describe the role of nutritional literacy in food choice and optimizing adherence
- To describe several strategies to develop effective patient educational materials

Angela Yee Moon Y. Wang

Hong Kong

She is current Deputy Chair of ISN North & East Asia Regional Board, Deputy Chair of ISN Education Working Group. Immediate Past President of International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM), Council member of ISPD, Previous Exe Committee member of KDIGO. Also Committee Member of ISN-ACT, Exe Committee Member of SONG. She has served as a workgroup member of international clinical practice guidelines (CPG) including ISPD Prescribing High Quality Goal-Directed PD Guidelines 2020, ISPD-GREX Practice Recommendations on Physical Activity and Exercise in PD 2021 and KDOQI Nutrition Guidelines 2020 and KDIGO anemia guidelines in CKD 2022. She serves on the editorial board of JASN, Kidney Int, CJASN, NDT (theme Editor), Am J Nephrol, Nephron, etc. She has received ISPD John Maher Award 2006 and NKF Joel D. Kopple Award 2018 and Thomas Addis Award, a lifetime award of the ISRNM in Dec 2022. She has published >200 papers, 15 book chapters, delivered >150 invited lectures in international meetings. She is recognized for her research in cardiovascular, metabolic and nutrition complications in CKD. She works in clinical trials.

Rafaela Siviero Caron Lienert


Kelly Lambert


Michelle Wong


Saumu Feruzi Kinyozi



ISRNM-ISN Webinar: Nutrition Literacy – a missing link to optimize patients’ experience and dietary adherence
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