Discovery and rediscovery of low protein diet.

  title={Discovery and rediscovery of low protein diet.},
  author={Jonas Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  volume={21 1},
The basis of conservative treatment in chronic uremia is the restriction of protein, which lowers blood urea and diminishes nausea, vomiting and other uremic symptoms. Protein restriction to less than 25-30 g per day in adult patients may lead to negative nitrogen balance and protein depletion, which can be prevented by supplementing the diet with essential… CONTINUE READING