Low urine pH Is a predictor of chronic kidney disease.

@article{Nakanishi2012LowUP,
  title={Low urine pH Is a predictor of chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Naoko Nakanishi and Michiaki Fukui and Muhei Tanaka and Hitoshi Toda and Saeko Imai and M. Yamazaki and Goji Hasegawa and Yohei Oda and Naoto Nakamura},
  journal={Kidney & blood pressure research},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={77-81}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS A variety of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD), including the metabolic syndrome, were recently reported. It has been suggested that a low urine pH is another characteristic of the metabolic syndrome. However, the relationship between urine pH and CKD remains to be elucidated. METHODS A cohort study was performed on 1,811 subjects who underwent a health check-up, and we examined whether low urine pH could be a predictor of CKD. The following risk factors for CKD… CONTINUE READING