Navigation Links
Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Kidney Disease
Date:8/19/2011

FRIDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People with metabolic syndrome are at increased risk for kidney disease, a new study suggests.

Metabolic syndrome refers to the presence of three or more of the following health threats: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, low good cholesterol, excess fat in the waist/abdomen, and elevated levels of fatty acids.

It was known that people with metabolic syndrome are at increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke and premature death. This study adds kidney disease to that list.

Researchers analyzed data from more than 30,000 people in 11 studies that examined the relationship between metabolic syndrome and kidney disease. The review revealed that people with metabolic syndrome have a 55 percent increased risk of kidney problems, especially reduced kidney function, which is indicative of kidney disease.

The researchers also found that individual characteristics of metabolic syndrome are associated with kidney disease, and that a person's risk of kidney disease rises as the number of those characteristics increases.

The findings are scheduled to appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

"Primary care physicians may need to consider using metabolic syndrome as a marker to identify patients at higher risk of developing kidney disease," study author Dr. Sankar Navaneethan, of the Cleveland Clinic, said in a journal news release.

The study also suggests that people can help prevent kidney disease by reducing their risk of metabolic syndrome through a healthy diet, losing excess weight, and lowering blood pressure, blood sugar and "bad" cholesterol levels.

More information

The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has more about metabolic syndrome.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: i>Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, news release, Aug. 19, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Metabolic syndrome may cause kidney disease
2. Psychiatrists failing to adequately monitor patients for metabolic side-effects of prescribed drugs
3. The metabolic effects of antipsychotic drugs
4. Metabolic shift may offer early cancer clue
5. Increased metabolic rate may lead to accelerated aging
6. Researchers identify the metabolic signaling pathway responsible for dyslipidemia
7. Metabolic syndrome may increase risk for liver cancer
8. Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Metabolic Syndrome
9. Metabolic syndrome found in 52 percent of patients after liver transplantation
10. Vitamins C and E linked to metabolic syndrome in low-income Ecuadorians
11. Loud snoring and insomnia symptoms predict the development of the metabolic syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a leading provider of ... with its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is a sleep device ... this platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click operations. This plugin ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... is sharing bold recipes for Memorial Day entertaining that are sure to satisfy ... “Boar’s Head fresh sliced meats and cheeses featured in these refreshingly balanced recipes ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... Care Act (AHCA), which narrowly passed the U.S. House on May 4, would result ... would be expected under continued implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer ... week that is focusing on the Peace Agreements being discussed by President Donald Trump ... in a race to try to speed up peace talks in the continuous battle ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... Rob Lowe acts as host and helps educate and inform the public using ... Viewers can reconnect with America as it explores some of the best places to ... for an inventive new place for a family vacation, and have discovered hiking. Many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/18/2017)... 17, 2017  Bayer announced today that the latest ... presented at the 53 rd Annual Meeting of ... June 2-6 in Chicago . ... prostate, colorectal, liver and thyroid cancers, as well as ... II CHRONOS-1 trial of copanlisib in patients with relapsed ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... Inc., a privately-held CNS pharmaceutical company based in ... disease (PD), has enrolled the first patient in the RASMET ... study involving patients with PD and taking place at 12 ... period. The first stage is open label and involves single ... Denver , Boca Raton ...
(Date:5/11/2017)... 11, 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( ... an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by ... Commercial Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... administer general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical ... US Marine Corps have been a longtime partner ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: