Editorial

Obesity and kidney disease: Hidden consequences of the epidemic

Csaba P. Kovesdy, Susan L. Furth, Carmine Zoccali
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 9, No 1 | a1435 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1435 | © 2017 Csaba P. Kovesdy, Susan L. Furth, Carmine Zoccali | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 February 2017 | Published: 26 October 2017

About the author(s)

Csaba P. Kovesdy, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, United States; Nephrology Section, Memphis VA Medical Center, United States
Susan L. Furth, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Carmine Zoccali, CNR - IFC Clinical Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Reggio Calabria, Italy


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obesity; chronic kidney disease; nephrolithiasis; kidney cancer; prevention

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