Melanie Betz, MS, RD, CSR, CSG

Project Echo - CKD Hub Committee Member


The Kidney Dietitian

Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in kidney stones. She is the founder of The Kidney Dietitian, an online business that provides easy-to-understand, evidence-based information about kidney stones and kidney disease. She has published her research in peer-reviewed journals investigating patient knowledge and adherence to renal diets, plant based diets in kidney disease and the role of nutrition in kidney stone prevention.  She volunteers for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and the Renal Practice Group, a practice group of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. You can find her on Instagram @the.kidney.dietitian.