Reduce Weight, Save the Kidneys

Reducing body weight a few pounds through diet, exercise, or surgery it can help delay the decline in kidney function in patients with kidney disease.

As known, overweight or obesity is associated with risk of diabetes. High blood sugar levels constant will damage tissue and cause various complications, such as heart disease, stroke, or kidney failure.

Kidney which carries about 78 liters of blood per hour serve to filter the blood from the rest of the body’s metabolism, control of body base balance, controlling blood pressure, and so forth. If the blood is disrupted vital functions are affected also participate.
To see how weight loss can protect the kidneys, Dr. Sankar Navaneethan from Ohio Cleveland Clinic and his team perform data collection from 13 studies that examine the impact of renal function due to weight loss.

The researchers found that the adult kidney disease patients, who managed to lose weight thanks to diet and exercise methods, found the risk of kidney damage is called proteinuria (protein compounds in the urine) is also reduced.

Settings diet and exercise to lose weight is also known to prevent decline in renal function in renal patients who are overweight.

On the other hand, reduction of body weight by way of expected operating speed also helps normalize kidney work in filtering the blood and body metabolism that previously had to work hard.

Delaying decline in kidney function is not the only benefit of weight loss in obese people. Various studies have shown, part weight reduction lowered the risk of various diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, fertility problems and to abnormalities of reproductive hormones.


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