Nutrition and physical activity in CKD patients.

  title={Nutrition and physical activity in CKD patients.},
  author={Adamasco Cupisti and C. D'alessandro and Giordano Fumagalli and Valentina Vigo and Mario Meola and Caterina Cianchi and Maria Francesca Egidi},
  journal={Kidney & blood pressure research},
  volume={39 2-3},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are at risk for protein-energy wasting, abnormal body composition and impaired physical capacity. These complications lead to increased risk of hospitalization, morbidity and mortality.In CKD patient as well as in healthy people, there is a close association between nutrition and physical activity. Namely, inadequate nutrient (energy) intake impairs physical performance thus favoring a sedentary lifestyle: this further contributes to loss of muscle strength… CONTINUE READING
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