Hidden Forms of Phosphorus in the Diet: Impact in the General Population and in Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease

@inproceedings{Gutekunst2017HiddenFO,
  title={Hidden Forms of Phosphorus in the Diet: Impact in the General Population and in Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease},
  author={Lisa A Gutekunst},
  year={2017}
}
Phosphate-containing additives are prevalent within the food supply and impact the health of people who are on dialysis. Emerging evidence suggest that these additives may contribute to higher serum phosphorus levels associated with cardiovascular disease in not only the chronic kidney disease population, but also the general population. Those living in poverty are at the highest risk of exposure to phosphate additives as they are commonly found in low cost foods. Calculating dietary phosphate… CONTINUE READING

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