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Friday, July 20 • 2:40pm - 4:10pm
Paleolithic diets, and traditional and nontraditional risks for kidney disease

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In comparison to typical western diets, Paleo diets may improve many of the traditional risks factors for renal disease such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity, all of which lead to vascular damage and renal failure - as well as non-traditional factors such as hyperphosphatemia, hyperuricemia and low-grade metabolic acidosis, all considered to be uremic toxins that accumulate in renal failure and lead to further kidney damage.

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Lynda Frassetto

Lynda Frassetto, MD, is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of California, San Francisco (USCF). She continues to do research on paleolithic diets, renal transplant in HIV infection, and is now working with the bioartificial kidney group... Read More →

Friday July 20, 2018 2:40pm - 4:10pm MDT
Ballrooms B/C