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Can hemodialysis affect blood glucose level?
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Dr. David Weinstein
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Hemodialysis
Hemodialysis really should not affect your blood sugars.
Insulin will last longer in your blood stream as kidneys fail so often Insulin requirements decrease with worsening kidney function. Peritoneal dialysis (where the fluid uses is high is dextrose aka sugar) can raise blood sugar levels.

In brief: Hemodialysis
Hemodialysis really should not affect your blood sugars.
Insulin will last longer in your blood stream as kidneys fail so often Insulin requirements decrease with worsening kidney function. Peritoneal dialysis (where the fluid uses is high is dextrose aka sugar) can raise blood sugar levels.
Dr. David Weinstein
Dr. David Weinstein
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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Maybe
Hempdialysis usually does not affect blood glucose levels.
Peritoneal dialysis is done with fluid that is high in sugars and can increase your blood sugars.

In brief: Maybe
Hempdialysis usually does not affect blood glucose levels.
Peritoneal dialysis is done with fluid that is high in sugars and can increase your blood sugars.
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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