Differences between women and men with chronic renal disease.

  title={Differences between women and men with chronic renal disease.},
  author={C H Coggins and J Breyer Lewis and A W Caggiula and Luciana Castaldo and Saulo Klahr and Sheng Ru Wang},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={13 6},
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to compare the participation of women and men in the protocols of the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study, a multicenter prospective randomized clinical trial, and to assess gender differences in their renal outcomes. METHODS Of the 840 participants in the MDRD study, 332 (39.5%) were women who were assigned randomly to the dietary protein and blood pressure groups and followed for a median of 2.2 years. A subgroup analysis of the… CONTINUE READING


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