Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Obesity-Related Glomerulopathy

  title={Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Obesity-Related Glomerulopathy},
  author={Jinhua Tang and Haidong Yan and Shougang Zhuang},
  booktitle={International journal of nephrology},
Obesity-related glomerulopathy is an increasing cause of end-stage renal disease. Obesity has been considered a state of chronic low-grade systemic inflammation and chronic oxidative stress. Augmented inflammation in adipose and kidney tissues promotes the progression of kidney damage in obesity. Adipose tissue, which is accumulated in obesity, is a key endocrine organ that produces multiple biologically active molecules, including leptin, adiponectin, resistin, that affect inflammation, and… CONTINUE READING

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