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High muscle‐to‐fat ratio is associated with lower risk of chronic kidney disease development

Jhee et al.
Used Parameters : MMI, FMI, BMI, WHR, MM, FM

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle

Background Obesity, a known risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD), is generally assessed using body mass index (BMI). However, BMI may not effectively reflect body composition, and the impact of muscle‐to‐fat (MF) mass balance on kidney function has not been elucidated. This study evaluated the association between body muscle and fat mass balance, represented as the MF ratio, and incident CKD development. Methods Data were retrieved from a prospective community‐based cohort study (Korean Genome and …
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