Kidney stones diseases and glycaemic statuses: focus on the latest clinical evidences


Diabetes and obesity are already recognized as potential risk factors for nephrolithiasis, especially for uric acid stones. Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia actively contribute to impaired ability to excrete an acid load and altered ammonium production, leading to a lower urinary pH compared to non-diabetic controls. All these electrolytic disorders… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00240-016-0956-8


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