Slow Pace Linked to Early Death in Renal Patients

Clinical assessment of gait speed and ‘timed up and go’ performance — the time it takes to stand from a seated position, walk around a cone placed 4 meters away, and return — were more strongly predictive of 3-year mortality than kidney function or standard blood testing in the study, published this week in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

via Slow Pace Linked to Early Death in Renal Patients.

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