Waist Circumference Linked to Survival on PD

A prospective study of 109 people on PD measured waist circumference (WC) at baseline and at 6 months, then followed them for 4 years. At baseline, 55% of women had a high WC (>88cm) and 23% of men did (>102cm). After 6 months, The WC of 61% of participants had increased. High baseline WC and an increase were both associated with a higher risk of death.

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