Dietary Considerations with Polycystic Kidney Disease: Fluids

Webinar | November 21, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
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Description

Cyst growth and expansion in polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are driven by two cAMP dependent processes: cell proliferation and fluid secretion. In this webinar, Dr. Jacob Taylor discusses the impact of fluid intake on this pathophysiology and its associated outcomes in patients with PKD.

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Event Speakers

Jacob Taylor, PhD, RD
Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Devlopment & Commercialization, Inc.

Dr. Taylor works for Otsuka as a medical science liaison in the Nephrology department. He did his undergraduate training at the University of Tennessee and his graduate training at the University of Memphis in clinical nutrition.  He completed his PhD in Medical Nutrition Science at the University of Kansas with a focus in understanding the effects of diet on polycystic kidney disease progression, and completed a research fellowship at the Polycystic Kidney Disease Expertise Center in the Netherlands.  He has also practiced clinically as a pediatric nephrology dietitian treating children with chronic kidney disease, on dialysis, and with kidney transplants.


Kaitlin Dehlin, PhD, RD
Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Devlopment & Commercialization, Inc.

Dr. Dehlin works for Otsuka as a medical science liaison. Her areas of expertise include nephrology, polycystic kidney disease, nutrition, pediatric nutrition, and preclinical and clinical research. Dr. Dehlin earned her Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition and Food Science from West Virginia University where she also earned a Master of Science in Animal Nutrition and Food Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods.


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