Journal Watch - Cardiovascular Risk
Gender and Malnutrition in PD
Do hypoalbumineumia, overhydration, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk affect men and women on PD differently? A small study (N=26 men and 28 women) with comparable BMI found more fluid overload, inflammation, and heart risk in women with low serum albumin than in men. Read the abstract.
Read the abstract » | (added 09/10/2018)