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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)
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationships between visceral adiposity index (VAI), hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype (HW phenotype) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in Zhuhai City June-October 2012. A total of 2142 participants were recruited. Logistic regression was used to evaluate the associations between(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationship between the major allergens of 6 common allergic foods and IgA nephropathy. METHODS A sensitive sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was used to detect the serum levels of food-specific IgA1, IgG and IgE in 31 patients with IgA nephropathy and 80 healthy volunteers. All the patients were examined for a(More)
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