TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
O'Hare, Ann M.
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 the author's views regarding a study on an association between obesity and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The study provides evidence that risk factors for ESRD frequently overlap with those for cardiovascular disease and adds to the growing list of adverse outcomes associated with obesity. The author insists that though obesity may be linked to ESRD, however it cannot be claimed that obesity causes renal disease. Moreover, the association between body mass index and ESRD became weaker after adjustment for diabetes and hypertension at baseline.
ACCESSION #
21490808

 

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