Hyperglycemia Associated with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

  title={Hyperglycemia Associated with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome},
  author={Sherry Loo and William A. Harmon and Kenneth H Gabbay and Warren E. Grupe},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
Few reports have linked glucose intolerance to acute renal failure. We therefore evaluated hyperglycemia (hGlu) noted in a 3 yr. old white male with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) after institution of peritoneal dialysis for oliguria and subsequent hemodialysis. Blood glucose (BG) values ≥ 1000 mg/dl and plasma glucagon levels of ≥ 1000 pg/ml were documented during the oliguric stage. Hyperglucagonemia (hGn) persisted but hGlu resolved with improvement in renal function. Insulin therapy was… CONTINUE READING