Teenage obesity tied to greater risk of end-stage renal disease

11/29/2012 | Renal and Urology News

The risk of developing end-stage renal disease in adulthood increased threefold and sevenfold among overweight and obese teens, respectively, Israeli researchers reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine. They noted that being overweight or obese during the teen years was linked to higher odds of both diabetic and nondiabetic ESRD.

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