Overweight Starting in Early Adulthood Linked With Kidney Disease in Older Age, American Society of Nephrology Reveals

Published: Apr 05, 2013

Being overweight starting in young adulthood may significantly increase individuals' risks of developing kidney disease by the time they become seniors, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings emphasize the importance of excess weight as a risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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