Physical Activity in the Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease.

  title={Physical Activity in the Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease.},
  author={Craig S. Stump},
  journal={Cardiorenal medicine},
  volume={1 3},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality. The increase in CKD in recent decades has paralleled increases in obesity, diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome. Physical inactivity is a modifiable risk factor that may affect the development and course of CKD. It is well established that exercise training improves a number of metabolic factors, including blood pressure and insulin resistance, which would be expected to preserve renal… CONTINUE READING
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