Teenage obesity linked to greater kidney disease risk in adulthood

10/29/2012 | WebMD

Overweight or obese teens were about three to seven times more likely to be put on dialysis for end-stage kidney disease in adulthood than their normal-weight peers, a study showed. The findings, based on more than 1.2 million 17-year-olds from Israel, were published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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