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Phosphorus Intake and Bone Remodeling

Course #: 010-517

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 CPEUs (2.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #132215 approved for 2.00 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

The association between elevated plasma phosphate concentrations and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is well known in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).  This association has also been shown for subjects without CKD and phosphate concentrations in the normal range.  This CEU course determines the influence of high P intakes on phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and iron metabolism, as well as fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) concentrations.


Article Author:  Ulrike Trautvetter, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.

The course material for this exam is licensed as open commons ( and may be used commercially.  No changes were made.


CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss how FGF23 equilibrates high plasma phosphate concentrations after dietary intake.

2.  Explain the association between patients with CKD and FGF23 concentrations compared to healthy subjects.

3.  Describe the relationship between PTH, FGF23, and 1,25(OH)2D.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2090, 2100, 4040, 5130

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.3.11 , 8.1.4 , 10.4.1 , 10.4.4

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