Nicola Lakeman

Nutrition Manager at IVC Evidensia

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Nutrition and chronic renal failure

Initially, renal failure was diagnosed with serum concentrations of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine. However, symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) has been shown to detect chronic renal failure...

Why is nutrition important?

Preventative medicine (which does not just include nutrition) can be subdivided into three parts:.

Vegan diets for felines

Veterinary professionals are commonly taught that taurine, arachidonic acid and vitamin A cannot be derived from plant material and will need to be chemically synthesised (as with taurine) or be...

Cutaneous adverse food reactions

The role of food allergies in canine and feline IBD is unknown. In IBD, the immune system responds incorrectly to environmental triggers, which can include food, that causes inflammation of the...