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Improved mineral balance and skeletal metabolism in postmenopausal women treated with potassium bicarbonate.
Background In normal subjects, a low level of metabolic acidosis and positive acid balance (the production of more acid than is excreted) are typically present and correlate in degree with the amountExpand
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Estimation of net endogenous noncarbonic acid production in humans from diet potassium and protein contents.
Normal adult humans eating Western diets have chronic, low-grade metabolic acidosis, the severity of which is determined in part by the net rate of endogenous noncarbonic acid production (NEAP),Expand
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Effect of diet on plasma acid-base composition in normal humans.
Steady-state plasma and urine acid-base composition was assessed in 19 studies of 16 normal subjects who ingested constant amounts of one of three diets that resulted in different rates of endogenousExpand
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Mineralocorticoid-resistant renal hyperkalemia without salt wasting (type II pseudohypoaldosteronism): role of increased renal chloride reabsorption.
A rare syndrome has been described in which mineralocorticoid-resistant hyperkalemia of renal origin occurs in the absence of glomerular insufficiency and renal sodium wasting and in whichExpand
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A high ratio of dietary animal to vegetable protein increases the rate of bone loss and the risk of fracture in postmenopausal women. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group.
BACKGROUND Different sources of dietary protein may have different effects on bone metabolism. Animal foods provide predominantly acid precursors, whereas protein in vegetable foods is accompanied byExpand
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Potassium bicarbonate reduces urinary nitrogen excretion in postmenopausal women.
Previously we demonstrated that low grade chronic metabolic acidosis exists normally in humans eating ordinary diets that yield normal net rates of endogenous acid production (EAP), and that theExpand
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Effect of age on blood acid-base composition in adult humans: role of age-related renal functional decline.
In 64 apparently healthy adult humans (ages 17-74 yr) ingesting controlled diets, we investigated the separate and combined effects of age, glomerular filtration rate (GFR, index of age-related renalExpand
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Normotensive salt sensitivity: effects of race and dietary potassium.
-Normotensive salt sensitivity, a putative precursor of hypertension, might be quite frequent in African Americans (blacks) and less frequent in Caucasian Americans (whites), but only when dietaryExpand
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Precision and accuracy for rat whole body and femur bone mineral determination with dual X-ray absorptiometry.
Precision and accuracy for rat whole body and excised femur bone mineral density (BMD) measurements were evaluated with two dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) systems. The 'small subject' mode on theExpand
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