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Common Urological Problems

Lower Kidney Function

Metabolic Syndrome May Cause Kidney Disease

Metabolic syndrome comprises a group of medical disorders that increase people’s risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and premature death when they occur together. A patient is diagnosed with the syndrome when he or she exhibits three or more of the following characteristics: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat in the… Metabolic Syndrome May Cause Kidney Disease   



Low vitamin D linked with lower kidney function after transplantation

Vitamin D deficiency may decrease kidney function in transplant recipients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The finding suggests that vitamin D supplementation may help improve the health of kidney transplant recipients.

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in patients with kidney… Low vitamin D linked with lower kidney function after transplantation   



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