Adverse renal consequences of obesity.

  title={Adverse renal consequences of obesity.},
  author={Karen A. Griffin and Holly Kramer and Anil K. Bidani},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Renal physiology},
  volume={294 4},
Emerging evidence indicates that obesity, even in the absence of diabetes, contributes significantly to the development and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Glomerular hyperfiltration/hypertrophy in response to the increased metabolic needs of obesity are postulated to lead to the development of glomerulosclerosis (GS) in a manner analogous to… CONTINUE READING