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Kidney failure and DADFMS*: the new INDIGO Therapeutics solution

insuffisance rénale renoral kidney failure
Laure Leray
Written by Laure Leray

With a mortality rate exceeding 10%1 and a number of patients affected that increases by +2%1 each year, kidney failure is a serious pathology that can be controlled. As a cause of major metabolic and nutritional changes, kidney failure can lead to dialysis treatment. Nutrient supplementation then becomes essential to compensate for the loss of calories, minerals, vitamins and proteins.

insuffisance rénale renoral To offset these losses, the Paris-based company INDIGO Therapeutics (for INnovative DIGestive Options) has just announced the launch of RENORAL®, a DADFMS* solution for patients with renal insufficiency.

Positioned on « microbiotherapy » (science of the microbiota), this drink based on native proteins will be ready to use.

The company’s ambitions in the short to medium term is to develop solutions to act on:

  • 2018: intradyaltic compensation of amino acid losses with RENORAL®
  • 2019: Inflammatory bowel diseases and major psychiatric disorders
  • 2020: weight management and metabolic disorders, chronic kidney disease

All these solutions have as their common base the intestinal microbiota and probiotics.

 

* Food for special medical purposes

  1. Inserm, Annual Report 2015 of the REIN network

About the author

Laure Leray

Laure Leray

Consultante-Chef de projet chez Nutrikéo. Mes domaines de prédilection : communication nutrition-santé, nutrition infantile, éducation nutritionnelle…

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