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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jrn.2009.01.016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF RENAL NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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.