Blog
About

0
views
0
recommends
+1 Recommend
1 collections
    0
    shares
      • Record: found
      • Abstract: found
      • Article: found

      The Prevalence of Insulin Resistance in Kidney Disease Patients before the Development of Renal Failure

      Read this article at

      ScienceOpenPublisherPubMed
      Bookmark
          There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience.

          Abstract

          Patients with advanced renal failure suffer from almost constant insulin resistance (IR) which is a major risk factor of atherosclerosis and very probably also of glomemlosclerosis. However, data on IR in kidney disease patients with mild-to-moderate kidney function decrease are lacking. A group of 52 patients with various kidney diseases and decreased kidney function of different degree but not with advanced renal failure was evaluated. Almost half of them suffered from IR though they did not differ from insulin-sensitive patients in age, sex, prevalence of various kidney diseases, hypertension, clearance of endogenous creatinine, serum creatinine, urea, uric acid, hippurate or pseudouridine concentrations. They did not differ in the prevalence and degree of metabolic acidosis or in the concentration of plasma and total and free magnesium in erythrocytes. They were just slightly more obese and their serum TG and VLDL concentrations were increased and HDL concentration decreased. It is concluded that IR and dyslipoproteinemia develop in the early stages of kidney diseases and could participate in kidney disease progression since the beginning of kidney disease. It is suggested that early treatment of these alterations could decrease the progression of kidney disease more effectively than their treatment in advanced stages.

          Related collections

          Author and article information

          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1995
          1995
          17 December 2008
          : 69
          : 3
          : 281-285
          Affiliations
          Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia
          Article
          188471 Nephron 1995;69:281–285
          10.1159/000188471
          7753261
          © 1995 S. Karger AG, Basel

          Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Drug Dosage: The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in government regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug. Disclaimer: The statements, opinions and data contained in this publication are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publishers and the editor(s). The appearance of advertisements or/and product references in the publication is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.

          Page count
          Pages: 5
          Categories
          Original Paper

          Comments

          Comment on this article