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Risk profile in chronic kidney disease stage 3: older versus younger patients.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases with age, but its significance in older patients is uncertain and is regarded by some as part of 'normal aging'. Moreover, subjects ≥75 years are often ...
High sodium intake is associated with important risk factors in a large cohort of chronic kidney disease patients.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: An increased risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is observed in people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) even in early stages. Dietary sodium intake has been associated with important ...
Determinants of change in arterial stiffness over 5 years in early chronic kidney disease.
BACKGROUND: Arterial stiffness (AS) is an established and potentially modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). There have been few studies to evaluate the progression ...