Excessive Weight Gain in Year 1 of PD Predicts Poor Outcomes

In a PLoS One study, 148 incident PD patients were observed for a median of almost 2 years. Those who gained more than 3% of their body weight lost residual kidney function 4.17 times faster (p<0.001), and had higher blood pressure, more inflammation, and an increased rate of diabetes.

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