Obesity has been shown to be a positive survival factor in patients on dialysis. The so called “obesity paradox”. However, this all retrospective data and many confounders exist. The physiologic reason for this effect is debated and it is unlikely that any trial would ever be performed to answer this question.
Sivakumar Sridharan, MBBS, MRCP (UK), PhD, (@sayitmyway) is currently a nephrology fellow at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, UK as part of the North London Nephrology Training [...]
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