Journal Watch - Body Composition
Physical Activity May Reduce Bone Density in PD
In a paradoxical finding, 13 women and 21 men on PD who were sedentary had higher BMD than those who were moderately or vigorously physically active. Other aspects of body composition and biochemistry, such as creatinine clearance and triglyceride levels were linked with higher levels of physical activity.
Read the abstract » | (added 2020-10-12)
PD Fluid Overload Linked with Peritonitis from Gut Pathogens
PD patients with extra fluid in their bodies are at a significantly higher risk for peritonitis due to gut bacteria, finds a study of 138 patients. Patients in the highest third for intra-and extracellular water were at the highest risk.
Read the abstract » | (added 2019-05-15)
Tags: Body Composition, Overhydration, Peritoneal Dialysis, Peritonitis