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very low protein diet for kidney health

Very Low Protein Diet for Kidney Health

High intake of animal protein has been associated with an accelerated decline in kidney function and increased protein being spilled in the urine. However, there is a generalized fear of recommending a very low protein diet to patients with kidney disease. There is concern this diet may provoke malnutrition especially because poor nutritional status could…

genetics of kidney stones

Electrolyte Imbalances and Kidney Stone Formation

The formation of kidney stones is complex, with influence from multiple factors including genetic and environment. Stones can be costly. Not only can they be painful, if left unaddressed, more serious conditions can arise such as obstruction and permanent damage to the kidneys. In this blog we focus on electrolyte imbalances and kidney stone formation. As…