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Article on Diet and Kidney Disease
« on: July 20, 2015, 01:30:59 PM »
http://feline-nutrition.org/answers/answers-kidney-disease-phosphorus-and-raw-diets

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No studies have conclusively demonstrated that severe restriction of protein alone will prevent worsening of renal failure. All of the studies have restricted the protein and lowered the phosphorous levels and restricted salt.² It is now thought that lowering of the serum phosphate concentration is much more important in management of renal failure in cats, due to their nature as obligate carnivores and their high requirement for protein. The renal diets studied have also all been supplemented with potassium, B-vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.³
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