Fine-tuning fluids with bioimpedance may save lives on PD

A study of 529 PD patients tracked between 2008 and 2012 using a Body Composition Monitor found that overhydration (OH) is lethal. Patients in the top 33% for OH had an 83% higher risk of death. Body mass index (BMI) was not a factor.

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