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1
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emerging problem

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older animals
improved diagnostics
wellness screening
animals have multiple medical conditions

2
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effect of diet on specific diseases

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decrease risk of disease
decr severity of clinical signs
reverse the condition
can also make it worse

3
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company claims

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claim to be beneficial to many diseases
often no clinical trials
Recommendations may be based on certain features of the diet

4
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nutritional assessment

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conditions that may benifit from nutritional manipulation
client + animal dynamics (multiple pet household)
may be no diet that addresses all issues - prioritise

5
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home-made diets

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difficult to balance long term
making home-made to try match commercial diet
dangers of reading false info on the internet
time consuming for client

6
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systematic approach

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List the diagnoses for patient
Of diseases listed, which are amenable to dietary interventions?
Prioritise conditions requiring more pressing attention
List “nutrients of interest” for each disease
List other nutritional consideration for patient
any conflicts among nutrients of interest for different conditions?
Prioritise factors in decreasing order of importance
Determine a commercial diet that satisfy the most identified factors