2 cans of soda daily raise kidney disease risk in women

02/13/2009 | Forbes

A study of more than 9,000 U.S. adults found women who drank two or more cans of soda per day were 1.86 times more likely to have excess levels of the protein albumin in their urine, indicating early kidney damage. The study found no increased risk for men or for anyone who opted for diet soda. Researchers said they were not sure why women had a higher risk of albuminuria.

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