Metabolic syndrome as a marker of kidney problems

A new study by researchers from the Cleveland found that people with metabolic syndrome are at increased risk of developing kidney disease.

Metabolic syndrome is manifested in high blood pressure, high blood sugar and low levels of high density lipoprotein (good cholesterin), an excess of subcutaneous fat in the waist area. It has long been known that people with metabolic syndrome have an increased risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, stroke, now to this list can confidently add kidney disease.

The researchers analyzed data on more than 30,000 people and examining the link between kidney disease and metabolic syndrome. The survey showed that 55 percent of people with the disease there is a decrease in kidney function.

Doctors now recommend the use of the metabolic syndrome as the primary marker for identifying patients at risk for the occurrence of kidney disease.

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However, the disease can be prevented by reducing the weight by going on a healthy diet, work on lowering blood pressure.

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