Malhotra R, Lipworth L, Cavanaugh KL, Young BA, Tucker KL, Carithers TC, Taylor HA, Correa A, Kabagambe EK, Ikizler TA. Protein Intake and Long-term Change in Glomerular Filtration Rate in the Jackson Heart Study. Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation. 2018 Dec;28(28). 245-250. PMID: 29452887 [PubMed]
Dietary protein intake could have deleterious renal effects in populations at risk for chronic kidney disease. Here, we examined whether higher protein intake (≥80th percentile of energy from protein) is associated with decline in kidney function and whether this decline varies by diabetes status.