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Overweight teenagers are more likely to develop end stage renal disease decades later

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7289 (Published 31 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7289

A nationwide cohort study in Israel found that teenagers who were overweight or obese at their health check for military service were significantly more likely to develop end stage renal disease over the next 25 years than those of normal weight. Researchers studied 1.2 million 17 year …

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