Skill Checkup: A 64-Year-Old Man With Type 2 Diabetes, Dyspnea, Pruritus, and Pitting Edema of the Bilateral Extremities

Anne L. Peters, MD; Pradeep Arora, MD


December 20, 2022

According to KDIGO, these lifestyle interventions should be undertaken:

  • Maintaining a healthy diet low in refined carbohydrates, processed meats, and sweetened beverages

  • Maintaining a protein intake of 0.8 g/kg/day

  • Maintaining a sodium intake of < 2 g/day

  • Undertaking moderate-intensity physical activity for 150 min/week

  • Smoking cessation


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