Association between obesity and glomerular hyperfiltration: the confounding effect of smoking and sodium and protein intakes.

@article{Ogna2016AssociationBO,
  title={Association between obesity and glomerular hyperfiltration: the confounding effect of smoking and sodium and protein intakes.},
  author={Adam Ogna and Valentina Forni Ogna and Murielle Bochud and Idris Guessous and Fred Paccaud and Michel Burnier and Gr{\'e}goire Wuerzner},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={1089-97}
}
PURPOSE Glomerular hyperfiltration has been suggested as a possible mechanism linking obesity and chronic kidney disease (CKD), independently of classical risk factors. We explored the association of overweight and obesity with glomerular hyperfiltration in a large sample of the Swiss adult population, accounting for several confounders including dietary factors. METHODS Data from a 2010 to 2012 cross-sectional population-based survey in Switzerland were used. Creatinine clearance (CrCl) was… CONTINUE READING