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Obesity Is Associated with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Men with Moderate and Severe Chronic Kidney Disease
American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal
and Objectives: Obesity is associated with secondary hyperparathyroidism in the general population. The objective of this study is to explore whether the same association is present in patients with chronic kidney disease. Design, Setting, Participants & Measurements: Linear regression models were used to examine the association between intact parathyroid hormone level and body mass index in 496 male US veterans (age 69.4 ؎ 10.2 yr, 22.8% black) who had chronic kidney disease stages 2 to 5 anddoi:10.2215/cjn.01970507 pmid:17702720 fatcat:gpesgporzza2tgmje7hsbmzwsu