Glucose Metabolism in Acute Renal Failure

  • C. Giordano
  • P. Castellino
  • M. Pluvio
  • N. G. De Santo
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 212)


Fasting hyperglycemia as well as a prolonged elevation of plasma glucose after both oral (OGTT) and intravenous glucose tolerance test (IVGTT) has been observed in acute uremic patients and in experimentally induced acute uremia in animals (1,2,3).


Glucose Uptake Acute Renal Failure Glucose Oxidation Hepatic Glucose Production Uremic Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Giordano
    • 1
  • P. Castellino
    • 1
  • M. Pluvio
    • 1
  • N. G. De Santo
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Medicina Interna e Nefrologia 1st Medical FacultyUniversity of NapoliItaly

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