Lecture – Evidence Based Nutrition For CKD in Companion Animals

Dr. Martha Cline
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What type of studies have been performed in both cats and dogs to provide evidence that therapeutic kidney diets improve patient’s quality of life and increase life span?
Restriction of which one of the following nutrients has been independently shown to delay the progression of CKD in both dogs and cats?
One reason a reduced protein intake is controversial for cats and dogs is the potential contribution to the development of…
Which omega-3 fatty acid can be supplemented in pet food, but is inefficiently converted to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in dogs and cats?
The following uncommon electrolyte disturbance in dogs with CKD has been corrected by feeding a home-prepared diet formulated by a board-certified veterinary nutritionists:
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