Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Study Examines Volume Overload in Patients Initiating Peritoneal Dialysis

* Volume overload, or too much fluid in the body, is a frequent problem in patients with kidney failure initiating peritoneal dialysis. * Volume overload tends to improve over time after starting peritoneal dialysis, but is consistently higher in males vs. females and in patients with diabetes vs. those without. * Volume overload is associated with a higher risk of premature death.