Editor in Chief, Dorland Health
Heart disease, diabetes risks tied to kidney disease
I think we all know this...but always good to read another study to support the importance of changing this pattern.
Data on 1,456 Asians age 65 and older revealed those who had metabolic syndrome -- defined as having numerous risk factors for heart disease and diabetes -- faced an elevated risk of developing chronic kidney disease. The findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
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