The mechanism of the natriuresis of fasting.

  title={The mechanism of the natriuresis of fasting.},
  author={Miles H. Sigler},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  volume={55 2},
  • M. Sigler
  • Published 1 February 1975
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical investigation
This study tests the hypothesis than obligatory cation coverage of metabolicaly generated anions is the mechanism for the sodium diuresis of fasting. Nine obese female subjects were equilibrated on a constant sodium and caloric intake and then fasted while sodium intake was maintianed. Particular activity schedule during fasting as during control. Consecutive 3-h increases in urinary sodium , ammonium, and potassium excretion during fasting were matched against simultaneously determined… 

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