Impact of metabolic syndrome on the incidence of chronic kidney disease: A Chinese cohort study (pages 532–538)
TSAN YANG, CHI-HONG CHU, CHIH-HSUNG HSU, PO-CHIEN HSIEH, TIEH-CHI CHUNG, CHYI-HUEY BAI, SAN-LIN YOU, LEE-CHING HWANG, CHIH-MING LIN and CHIEN-AN SUN
Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2012.01607.x
A longitudinal cohort study investigating the association between the metabolic syndrome and incident CKD in a Chinese population. The presence of the metabolic syndrome was associated with s significant risk of developing CKD (HR 1.42 95% CI 1.03–1.73).