Icodextrin PD fluid reduces insulin resistance in non-diabetic patients

Even without diabetes, insulin resistance can add to cardiovascular disease risk in people with CKD. A new study randomized non-diabetic adults to APD with 2.5% glucose (n=27) for the long dwell or icodextrin 7.5% (n=33). At 90 days, the icodextrin group had lower levels of insulin resistance.

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