Insulin resistance in critically ill patients with acute renal failure.

@article{Basi2005InsulinRI,
  title={Insulin resistance in critically ill patients with acute renal failure.},
  author={Seema Basi and Lara Bezas Pupim and Edith M Simmons and Mehmet Tuğrul Sezer and Yu Shyr and Stephanie Freedman and Glenn M. Chertow and Ravindra L Mehta and Emil P. Paganini and Jonathan Himmelfarb and T. Alp Ikizler},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Renal physiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={289 2},
  pages={F259-64}
}
Mortality in critically ill patients with acute renal failure (ARF) remains high. Hyperglycemia associated with insulin resistance has been associated with adverse outcomes in critically ill intensive care unit (ICU) patients but has not been examined specifically in patients with ARF. We used data from a subcohort (n = 90) of the Program to Improve Care in Acute Renal Disease (PICARD), an observational study of 618 adult ICU patients with ARF in whom nephrology service consultation was… CONTINUE READING