Metabolic syndrome, ESRD, and death in CKD.

@article{Navaneethan2013MetabolicSE,
  title={Metabolic syndrome, ESRD, and death in CKD.},
  author={Sankar D. Navaneethan and Jesse D. Schold and John P Kirwan and Susana S Arrigain and Stacey E. Jolly and Emilio D. Poggio and Srinivasan Beddhu and Joseph V. Nally},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={945-52}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Previous studies reported an association between metabolic syndrome , incident CKD, and proteinuria. This study examined the associations between metabolic syndrome and its components with ESRD and death among those patients with stages 3 and 4 CKD (estimated GFR=15-59 ml/min per 1.73 m(2)). DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Patients with stages 3 and 4 CKD (n=25,868) who had data relating to metabolic syndrome and were followed in our health care system… CONTINUE READING