An informative presentation about the independent effects of obesity on renal function (apart from the propensity towards diabetes and hypertension). Special mention is made towards the epidemiologic data of obesity and renal failure in the US and North Carolina.

Time Required (estimated): 30 minutes
Title: Obesity and the Kidney
Author: Susan Gerkin, MD
Author Type : Faculty
Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2010
Date Created: 2009
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None
Resource Type: Video
Other: Presented as part of the Kate B. Reynolds Grant
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(See also: Obesity-induced Proteinuria)


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Obesity and the Kidney, 6.2 out of 10 based on 1 rating


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