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Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance Are Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease in Nondiabetic Adults with Abdominal Obesity

Author(s): Luis Vigil | Albert Goday | Rafael Gabriel | Juan Francisco Ascaso | Josep Franch | Rafael Ortega

Journal: International Journal of Clinical Medicine
ISSN 2158-284X

Volume: 02;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 367;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Insulin Resistance | Metabolic Syndrome | Abdominal Obesity | Microalbuminuria | Chronic Kidney Disease

Aims: we investigate whether insulin resistance is associated with an increased prevalence for chronic kidney disease irrespective of the concurrent presence of metabolic syndrome. Methods: 1638 patients with abdominal obesity were selected. Metabolic syndrome and abdominal obesity were defined according to the International Diabetes Federation criteria. Insulin resistance was defined by Homeostasis Model Assessment Index >P75. Chronic kidney disease was defined by the presence of a low estimated glomerular filtration rate (
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