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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2014) 124 (3-4): 159–166.
Published Online: 12 December 2013
...Pantelis A. Sarafidis; Adam Rumjon; Daniel Ackland; Helen L. MacLaughlin; Sukhvinder S. Bansal; Carole Brasse-Lagnel; Iain C. Macdougall Background/Aims: Clinical studies have shown increased levels of hepcidin causing functional iron deficiency in obese individuals. This study examined whether...
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Nephron Clinical Practice (2013) 121 (3-4): c120–c123.
Published Online: 28 November 2012
...Youssef M.K. Farag; Jameela A. Kari; Ajay K. Singh Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an emerging non-communicable disease worldwide. The Arab countries have a high prevalence of CKD risk factors, e.g. diabetes, obesity and hypertension. Unfortunately, the magnitude of CKD in the Arab world has...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2011) 118 (2): c101–c108.
Published Online: 09 December 2010
...Joanna Q. Hudson; Darius L. Mason; Kim M. Huch Background/Aims: Methods for assessing glomerular filtration rate (GFR) are controversial in obese individuals. This study compared clinical estimates of GFR in African Americans (AA) with chronic kidney disease (CKD) overall and by body mass index...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2010) 116 (3): c224–c234.
Published Online: 02 July 2010
...Allon N. Friedman; Matthew Strother; Sara K. Quinney; Stephen Hall; Susan M. Perkins; Edward J. Brizendine; Margaret Inman; Gerardo Gomez; Zak Shihabi; Sharon Moe; Lang Li Background: Identifying methods to accurately measure the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in obese individuals without kidney...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2009) 113 (3): c140–c147.
Published Online: 12 August 2009
...Varun Agrawal; Thomas E. Vanhecke; Baroon Rai; Barry A. Franklin; R. Bart Sangal; Peter A. McCullough Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with hypertension, obesity and metabolic syndrome that are risk factors for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease. Few data are available...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2009) 113 (1): c16–c23.
Published Online: 10 July 2009
...Muftah Othman; Bisher Kawar; A. Meguid El Nahas Background: There is increasing awareness of the impact of obesity on chronic diseases including chronic kidney disease (CKD). Until recently, a limited number of epidemiologic studies have examined the association between obesity and CKD. We...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2009) 112 (3): c205–c212.
Published Online: 15 May 2009
...Bisher Kawar; Aminu K. Bello; A. Meguid El Nahas Background: Microalbuminuria (MA) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular and possibly chronic kidney disease (CKD). Obesity has been linked to MA, though the prevalence of MA in overweight groups is not well documented. This population...
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Subject Area:
Nephrology
Nephron Clinical Practice (2009) 112 (3): c121–c127.
Published Online: 24 April 2009
...Stephen M.S. Ting; Harikrishnan Nair; Irene Ching; Shahrad Taheri; Indranil Dasgupta The sharp rise in the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) that parallels an increase in the prevalence of obesity in the recent years is a cause for great concern. CKD increases the rate of cardiovascular...
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