Does Metabolic Syndrome Have an Impact on the Quality of Life and Mood of Hemodialysis Patients?


Afsar B. , Elsurer R., Sezer S., Ozdemir N. F.

JOURNAL OF RENAL NUTRITION, vol.19, no.5, pp.365-371, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jrn.2009.01.016
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RENAL NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.365-371

Abstract

Objective: Little is known about the association between metabolic syndrome (MetSyn), health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and depressive symptoms in hemodialysis (HD) patients. We hypothesized that MetSyn may be associated with lower HRQoL and depression in HD patients.