GFR, body mass index, and low high-density lipoprotein concentration in adults with and without CKD.

@article{Lo2007GFRBM,
  title={GFR, body mass index, and low high-density lipoprotein concentration in adults with and without CKD.},
  author={Joan C Lo and Alan S. Go and Malini Chandra and Dongjie Fan and George Alan Kaysen},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={552-8}
}
BACKGROUND Low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level is common in patients with chronic kidney disease, but associations between severity of chronic kidney disease, obesity, and HDL level have not been well defined. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS Within a large integrated health care delivery system, we identified all adult individuals without diabetes who had measured kidney function (estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR]), body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING