Older seniors' kidney function is on decline, analysis finds

09/24/2013 | HealthDay News

The proportion of people aged 80 and older with low glomerular filtration rates increased from 41% between 1988 and 1994 to 51% from 2005 to 2010, U.S. researchers found in an analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. The rate of severe reduction of kidney function, or less than 45 GFR, rose from about 14% to nearly 22% in the same periods.

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