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Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease 

Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease
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Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease
Author(s):

Andrew D. Williams

, Robert G. Fassett

, Erin J. Howden

, and Jeff S. Coombes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199592548.003.0105_update_001

Update:

New studies, updated references

13 new references, deleted 7

Updated on 28 June 2018. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 28 January 2020

While treatment with pharmacological agents is commonplace, lifestyle management in delaying chronic kidney disease progression should also be provided. These include dietary and exercise interventions, and bariatric surgery for obesity – though this last may have effects in both directions. This chapter describes the effects of lifestyle on chronic kidney disease progression and the research evidence for the use of lifestyle interventions.

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