Journal Watch - Glucose Exposure
Glucose and Peritonitis
A prospective, longitudinal cohort study followed 105 PD patients for up to 5 years (mean of 23 months). Higher glucose exposure significantly predicted peritonitis, and patients with more residual kidney function also had a significantly longer time to first bout of peritonitis. Read the abstract. The authors suggest using the lowest concentration of glucose possible.
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