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Epidemiology

Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN

Obesity in CKD: Is It Friend or Foe?

In a seemingly paradoxical manner, observational studies examining outcomes in patients suffering from CKD have found significantly altered risk-factor patterns such that conventional mortality risk factors have been associated with better survival; this phenomenon was termed “reverse epidemiology” or “risk factor paradox.”

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