Tight blood glucose control is renoprotective in critically ill patients.

@article{Schetz2008TightBG,
  title={Tight blood glucose control is renoprotective in critically ill patients.},
  author={Miet Schetz and Ilse Vanhorebeek and Pieter Jozef Wouters and Alexander Wilmer and Greet Van den Berghe},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={571-8}
}
Two large, prospective, randomized, controlled trials have shown a beneficial effect of intensive insulin therapy (IIT) on the kidney function of critically ill patients. The data from these trials were combined for performance of a more detailed analysis of the renoprotective effect of IIT. After exclusion of 41 patients with preadmission ESRD, the study… CONTINUE READING