Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.
Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston University of Texas at Austin, Austin Section of Nephrology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Institute of Clinical and Translational Research, Baylor College of Medicine VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety, Houston, Texas, USA.
Purpose Of Review: Obesity is a risk factor for the development and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this review, we provide a comprehensive overview of various management options (lifestyle intervention, medications, and bariatric surgery) to address obesity in those with CKD.
Recent Findings: Few clinical trials have examined the benefits of lifestyle modifications in those with preexisting CKD and suggest potential renal and cardiovascular benefits in this population. Read More