A University of Delaware research team in the College of Health Sciences is combating chronic kidney disease (CKD) with exercise. More than 26 million American adults have CKD and, because of difficult-to-see warning signs, late detection is common.
The leading cause of death in patients with CKD is cardiovascular disease. To try and reduce the risk, Dave Edwards, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, received a National Institutes of Health grant to investigate whether exercise training could improve the health of the blood vessels. Read the full article on UDaily.