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Apple Shape

‘Apple shape’ linked to higher risk of kidney disease

Carrying excess weight around the abdomen is linked to an increased risk of kidney disease, a study suggests.

It was already known that being “apple-shaped”, as opposed to “pear-shaped”, added to the risk of developing cardiovascular problems.

This research, in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, found signs of kidney problems in… ‘Apple shape’ linked to higher risk of kidney disease   



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