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OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between the HW phenotype and risk for CKD in a community population aged 40 years and older. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in Zhuhai from June to October 2012. The participants were divided into three groups: Group 1, Waist circumference >90 cm in men or >85 cm in women and triglycerides ≥2 mmol/l;(More)
AIM To validate the association between visceral obesity and pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among individuals aged 40 years and above, and the potential of visceral adiposity index (VAI) to predict CKD. METHODS This study was based on a cross-sectional epidemiologic study in the People's Republic of China. A total of 1,581 residents aged(More)
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