Study examines role of metabolic syndrome in kidney disease

02/27/2012 | Endocrine Today

A Taiwanese study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism showed that metabolic syndrome was associated with a 1.778 odds ratio for prevalent chronic kidney disease in patients without diabetes, and the odds ratio for prevalent CKD increased 1.312-fold with each one-unit increment of insulin resistance. Researchers did not find a connection between insulin resistance and incident CKD.

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