Decreased body mass index as an independent risk factor for developing chronic kidney disease

@article{Tokashiki2008DecreasedBM,
  title={Decreased body mass index as an independent risk factor for developing chronic kidney disease},
  author={Kaori Tokashiki and Masahiko Tozawa and Chiho Iseki and Kentaro Kohagura and Kozen Kinjo and Shuichi Takishita and Kunitoshi Iseki},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Nephrology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={55-60}
}
Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Few studies have examined the effect of change in body mass index (ΔBMI) on CKD incidence in a general screening setting. Subjects of this study were screenees that participated in the screening program of the Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association in 1993 and 2003 in Okinawa, Japan. Using identification number, birth date, sex, and other recorded identifiers, we identified 33,389… CONTINUE READING

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