Association between IGF-1 and chronic kidney disease among US adults

@article{Teppala2010AssociationBI,
  title={Association between IGF-1 and chronic kidney disease among US adults},
  author={Srinivas Teppala and A. Bhavani Shankar and Charumathi Sabanayagam},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={440-444}
}
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes in previous studies. However, the association between IGF-1 and chronic kidney disease (CKD) has not been previously studied. Therefore, we examined the association between serum IGF-1 and CKD in a representative sample of US adults. We conducted a cross-sectional study of 5388 Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) participants aged ≥20 years of age (55.2… CONTINUE READING

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