Small Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(S1B) Dietary Management in Feline Chronic Kidney Disease: Scientific Evidence

Sunday, March 4
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
MBCC, South Seas D, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Symposium: Limited research has been published regarding dietary management for cats with CKD; although some benefits have been documented, there is inadequate evidence to support protein restriction. This session will look at the scientific evidence behind nutritional modifications and how to implement an individualized plan to optimize nutrition for each patient. Part 2 of 4.

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Dottie Laflamme

Nestle Purina

Dr. D. P. Laflamme, DVM, PhD, DACVN
Dr. Dottie Laflamme received her DVM degree, MS and PhD degrees from the University of Georgia. She completed her clinical nutrition residency as an ALPO Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Laflamme is a Diplomate and past-President of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. She is an author on over 200 scientific and technical publications; and has been a speaker at a number of veterinary, research, and continuing education programs worldwide. She worked for Purina (first Ralston Purina, now Nestle Purina) in the Research and Development Department from 1990 until her retirement in 2015. Her research focused on therapeutic nutrition, especially obesity management, and geriatric nutrition. She currently works as an independent consultant. Dottie lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western Virginia.

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