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Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Better Outcomes

A recent study suggests that healthy lifestyle behaviors for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients is linked to better outcomes and decreased risk of death. Researchers evaluated adherence to 4 healthy lifestyle factors—regular physical activity, body mass index (BMI), smoking abstinence and a healthy diet—using baseline data for 3,006 adults with mild to moderate CKD. The investigators compared these lifestyle factors to outcomes 4 […]

Get Active to Slow Kidney Disease

  Increased physical activity may slow kidney function decline in patients with kidney disease, according to a study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study suggest that exercise may be the key to maintaining patients’ health. After following patients for an average of 3.7 years, researchers observed that exercise was inversely associated […]