ROGER H. HUTCHINGS, M.D.; ROBERT M. HEGSTROM, M.D.; BELDING H. SCRIBNER, M.D.
An abnormality in glucose metabolism in uremia was recognized in 1916 by Myers and Bailey (1). This abnormality was confirmed by several workers (2, 3), and since the study in 1958 by Perkoff and associates (4), a number of recent reports characterizing the abnormality and speculating on the pathogenesis have appeared (5-9).
Previous studies of glucose intolerance in uremia have often included azotemic patients with various basic diseases who were or had recently been severely ill with the symptoms or complications of uremia (4-7). It has been difficult to decide from these reports whether the glucose intolerance is the result
ROGER H. HUTCHINGS, ROBERT M. HEGSTROM, BELDING H. SCRIBNER. Glucose Intolerance in Patients on Long-term Intermittent Dialysis. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:275–285. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-2-275
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(2):275-285.
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