Metabolic syndrome and C-reactive protein concentration as independent correlates of chronic kidney disease.


Inflammation is a common phenotype for cardiometabolic disorders. In this study, we attempted to investigate inter-relationships between metabolic syndrome (MetS), C-reactive protein (an inflammatory biomarker) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). We performed a cross-sectional analysis of data from a representative sample of 4425 Chinese adults in Taiwan. The… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/07435800.2013.840652


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