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November 1970

The Effect of Uremia Upon Glucose Metabolism

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard University Medical School, Boston.

Arch Intern Med. 1970;126(5):870-874. doi:10.1001/archinte.1970.00310110140025

Various factors of carbohydrate and insulin metabolism have been studied in 19 patients with chronic renal failure before and after treatment with the artificial kidney. There is evidence in support of the conclusion that several separate factors are important in the carbohydrate intolerance of uremia.