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Examining the Association Between Poor Sleep & Chronic Kidney Disease

Physician's Weekly

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Sleep apnea-associated hypoxia and very short sleep are linked with a higher moderate-to-severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence when compared with “normal” sleep, explains Chandra L. Jackson, Ph.D., MS. “This relationship highlights the need for novel interventions,” she says. “However, although CKD affects approximately 15% of adults in the United States, there are several gaps in the existing literature regarding its association with poor sleep. Few studies have included multiple sleep characteristics, few include objectively measured sleep characteristics, most have relatively small sample sizes, and most did not include racially/ethnically diverse study participants.”

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