Frequency and Risk Factors of Kidney Alterations in Children and Adolescents who Are Overweight and Obese in a Primary Health-care Setting.

Affiliation

Unit of Medical Research in Renal Diseases, Hospital de Especialidades, CMNO, IMSS, Guadalajara, Mexico. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Obesity is clearly associated to kidney disease in adult population; however, there is scarce evidence in children and adolescents. The aim was to compare frequency of renal damage according to the presence of overweight-obesity in children and adolescents, as well as to compare nutritional and biochemical risk factors, according to the presence of kidney alterations.

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