This lecture will review the benefits of diagnosing kidney disease early in cats. Diagnostic recommendations will be discussed along with a focus on nutrition. A case discussion will be used to ensure attendees can implement what they have learned in a clinical setting.

Discussion Topics:

  • Introduce SDMA and outline benefits
  • Using SDMA and IRIS CKD guidelines in clinical practice
  • Provide evidence-based overview for nutritionally managing cats with CKD