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Kidney and bladder health

01 October 2010

Kidney disease linked to heart risk

Patients battling chronic kidney disease face a higher risk for stroke and heart disease, new research reveals.

Patients battling chronic kidney disease face a higher risk for stroke and heart disease, new research reveals.

However, using kidney disease as a heart disease screening tool is complicated by the fact that kidney disease often goes undiagnosed due to a lack of obvious symptoms, the study authors noted in a news release from the journal's publisher.

The study

 

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