Control by insulin of sodium potassium and water excretion by the isolated dog kidney
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Insulin has been shown to decrease sodium, potassium and water excretion by direct action on the kidney. Reduction of sodium excretion is due to enhanced tubular reabsorption as a probable consequence of stimulated active sodium transport. The renal effect of insulin is demonstrated with plasma hormone concentration observable in pathophysiological conditions; it offers therefore a possible explanation for some clinical findings such as the changes in sodium, potassium and water excretion occurring in man after fasting and subsequent glucose feeding.
Key-WordsInsulin Sodium Excretion Potassium Excretion Water Excretion Isolated Kidney
SchlüsselwörterInsulin Natriumexkretion Kaliumexkretion Wasser-exkretion Isolierte Niere
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