Association Between Hypertension & Kidney Function Decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study

The following is a summary of Yu, Z., Rebholz, CM., Wong, E., Chen Y., Matsushita, K., Coresh, J., and Grams, ME. Association Between Hypertension and Kidney Function Decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019;74(3):310-319, which was developed independently of the article authors.

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Faster eGFR decline was observed in participants who had hypertension at baseline compared to normotensive participants during 30 years of follow-up.
The predicted risk for developing CKD stage 3A was similar between African …

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