TITLE

Being overweight or obese was associated with a greater risk for end-stage renal disease

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2006, Vol. 144 Issue 3, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study related to the association of obesity with an increased risk for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). A health maintenance organization in northern California made a cohort study of 320,252 adults. Results of the study were adjusted for age, sex, race, educational level, smoking status, history of myocardial infarction, serum cholesterol level, urinalysis proteinuria, urinalysis hematuria, serum creatinine level, presence of diabetes, and baseline blood pressure. The study found that being overweight or obese could be associated with an increased risk for ESRD in community-dwelling men and women.
ACCESSION #
21490807

 

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