Published in Pharma Law Weekly, November 29th, 2005
Researchers in Minnesota conducted a study "to determine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the general population based on kidney function. We retrospectively analyzed data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of noninstitutionalized US adults, which was conducted from 1988 to 1994."
R.N. Foley and colleagues working at the U.S. Renal Data Systems gathered information "on 9 cardiovascular risk factors (smoking; obesity; hypertension; high total cholesterol, C-reactive protein, glycosylated hemoglobin, and...
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