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  • Will Zinc Supplements One Day Help Prevent Peritoneal Sclerosis?

    Ironically, PD saves lives, but high-glucose PD fluid damages the peritoneum, leading to fibrosis that can make PD impossible. By activating a complex metabolic pathway, a study in rats found that supplementing with zinc helped prevent fibrosis.

    Read the abstract » | (added 2019-06-13)

    Tags: High glucose PD Fluid, Peritoneum, Fibrosis, Zinc